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Can we predict Acute Medical readmissions using the BOOST tool? A retrospective case note review


Abstract Background: Readmissions within 30-days of hospital discharge are a problem. The aim was to determine if the Better Outcomes for Older Adults through Safe Transitions (BOOST) risk assessment tool was applicable within the UK. Methods: Patients over 65 readmitted were identified retrospectively via a casenote review. BOOST assessment was applied with…

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