Lifestyle epidemiology

Large difference in acute hospital admissions


Being hospitalized can make matters worse for the old and very delicate. Nevertheless, we incorporate nursing home residents far more frequently than in other countries, according to new research. This happens despite the fact that many could have equally good treatment at the nursing home.

Birgitte Graverholt Holt defended Friday 28 February 2014 her PhD degree at the University of Bergen on:

“Acute hospital admissions from nursing homes. Rates and characteristics; unwarranted variation and effects of interventions to reduce them”.