Highlights • Older adults who live alone become even more vulnerable after hospitalization. • Hospitalized older adults who live alone have a higher risk of non-home discharge. • In older adults, condition of living alone may prolong length of hospital stay. • Hospitalized older adults who live alone require a personalized discharge planning.

Living alone as an independent predictor of prolonged length of hospital stay and non-home discharge in older patients

Agosti, P.;Vella, F. S.;Suppressa, P.;Sabbà, C.
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2018-01-01

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Highlights • Older adults who live alone become even more vulnerable after hospitalization. • Hospitalized older adults who live alone have a higher risk of non-home discharge. • In older adults, condition of living alone may prolong length of hospital stay. • Hospitalized older adults who live alone require a personalized discharge planning.
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