Comprehensive Discharge Planning With Postdischarge Support for Older Patients With Congestive Heart Failure; JAMA. 2004;291:1358-1367

Quantifying Posthospital Care Transitions in Older Patients
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Transitional Care of Older Adults Hospitalized with Heart Failure: A Randomized, Controlled Trial; Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 52:675–684, 2004
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Comprehensive Discharge Planning With Postdischarge Support for Older Patients With Congestive Heart Failure; JAMA. 2004;291:1358-1367

Conclusion Comprehensive discharge planning plus post-discharge support for older patients with CHF significantly reduced readmission rates and may improve health outcomes such as survival and QOL without increasing costs.

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