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REDIRECT: reducing older patients' avoidable presentations for emergency care treatment

Mazza, Danielle; Pearce, Christopher; Lowthian, Judy; Browning, Colette J.; Shearer, Marianne; Joe, Angela; Turner, Lyle; Biezen, Ruby; Brijnath, Bianca


The project brings together researchers, primary and acute care service providers, and consumers with the primary aim of identifying strategies to reduce avoidable presentations of older patients to Emergency Departments (ED) by redirecting them to primary and community health services. The objectives are to: 1. Understand the journey of older patients who present to ED unnecessarily by analysing four datasets, which include data from regional and national levels, to identify the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI) (2003-2015)
Date published: 2015
Type: Report (Research)
Access Rights: Open Access


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REDIRECT Key Messages.pdf189.1 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
REDIRECT Policy Options.pdf179.2 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
REDIRECT Full report.pdf1.03 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

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