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Table 2 Assessment and recommendations in the intervention group

From: Systematic geriatric assessment for older patients with frailty in the emergency department: a randomised controlled trial

Intervention group n 213
AMT-4 n (%) 188 (88.3)
median (IQR) 4 (2-4)
 4 n (%) 106/188 (56.4)
 3 n (%) 32/188 (17.0)
 2 n (%) 24/188 (12.8)
 1 n (%) 14/188 (7.4)
 0 n (%) 11/188 (5.9)
Six-Item-Screener n (%) 153 (71.8)
median (IQR) 4 (2-6)
4AT n (%) 186 (87.3)
median (IQR) 1 (0-3)
PHQ-2 n (%) 147 (69.0)
 1-2 n (%) 60/147 (40.8)
 0 n (%) 87/147 (59.2)
Orthostatic test n (%) 60 (28.2)
 orthostatic hypotension n (%) 20/60 (33.3)
Alcohol consumption n (%) 189 (88.7)
 alcohol use (any) n (%) 35/189 (18.5)
Sarcopenia or cachexia n (%) 209 (98.1)
 sarcopenia or cachexia present n (%) 89/209 (42.6)
Falls in last 12 months n (%) 161 (75.6)
 2 or more n (%) 84/161 (52.2)
 1 n (%) 24/161 (14.9)
 0 n (%) 53/161 (32.9)
Recommendations or advice n (%) 213 (100.0)
 Any n (%) 202 (94.8)
 Medication n (%) 168 (78.9)
 Home support servicesa n (%) 65 (30.5)
 Support or rehabilitation for mobility n (%) 58 (27.2)
 Dietary n (%) 49 (23)
  1. Abbreviations: AMT-4 “Abbreviated Mental Test 4”, 4AT “4 A’2s test for Delirium Screening”, PHQ-2 “Patient Health Questionnaire-2: Screening Instrument for Depression”
  2. ahome care, rehabilitation-at-home, further assessment for supportive care