Individual and Environmental Risk Factors of Unplanned Admissions of Elderly (RIEHO)
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Factor to explain is unplanned hospitalizations, it will also look into the institution or death, the factors are individual characteristics (medical, functional) and environmental (family, social, physical) [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
Secondary Outcome Measures
Typology of elderly people [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
Types of weather patterns and environmental [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
Modeling of pollution levels and a dose-response relationship [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
Validity of questionnaire RAI (Resident Assessment Instrument): reproducibility, internal consistency, validity of structure and against criterion [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
Appropriateness of hospital admissions [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
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Ages Eligible for Study:
80 Years and older (Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patient aged 80 and over presenting to the emergency department (ED) for medical concern eventually associated with social concern and admitted in a medical or surgical ward
Patient aged 80 and over presenting to the emergency department (ED) for medical concern eventually associated with social concern and admitted in a medical or surgical ward.
Three hospitals, two located in the Paris area and one in Champagne, offering emergency care and providing geriatric services will be involved in the study.
Refusal of the patient or of helping him to sign informed consent
Refusal of the patient or of helping him to answer