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Acute/sub-acute functional decline in elderly home care recipients in Eastern Agder

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Scientific title

Identifying and initiating treatment and care among elderly home care recipients with acute/sub-acute functional decline in Eastern Agder.

About the project

The overall goal of this PhD project is to evaluate if the Early Identification of Life-threatening Conditions (TILT) scoring tool is suitable for early identification of serious conditions in frail elderly people receiving services from the municipality and whether the tool strengthens decision-making skills among health care professionals and the collaboration between the home care service and the general practitioners.


The main presentation of this project is in Norwegian.


Kristin Jeppestøl - PhD candidate

Line Kildal Bragstad - Main supervisor

Marit Kirkevold - Co-supervisor


The Norwegian Research Council

Tvedestrand Municipality

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Tags: Eldre, Geriatri, kommunal helse- og omsorgstjeneste
Published Dec. 19, 2019 6:01 PM - Last modified Feb. 9, 2022 12:18 PM