Prevalence and Impact of Functional and Psychosocial Problems in Hospitalized Adults: A Prospective Cohort Study

TitlePrevalence and Impact of Functional and Psychosocial Problems in Hospitalized Adults: A Prospective Cohort Study
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsPeel NM, Hornby-Turner YC, Henderson A, Hubbard RE, Gray LC
JournalJournal of the American Medical Directors Association
Volume20
Issue10
Pagination1294-1299.e1
ISBN Number1525-8610
Abstract

ObjectivesUnderpinning standards for delivering comprehensive care in hospital is the need to identify issues contributing to patient complexity and risk of harm. The study aimed to investigate the prevalence of functional and psychosocial problems in hospitalized adults, to compare prevalence rates across age groups, and to assess their impact on discharge outcomes.

URLhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2019.03.012
DOI10.1016/j.jamda.2019.03.012