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The decision-making capacity of elderly hospitalized patients: validation of a test on their choice of return home Volume 16, issue 1, Mars 2018

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1 Service de neuro-psycho-gériatrie, Hôpital Bretonneau HUPNVS, AP-HP, Paris, France
2 Département d’épidémiologie, biostatistique et recherche clinique, Hôpital Bichat HUPNVS, AP-HP, Inserm CIC-EC 1425 ; UMR 1123 ECEVE, Université de Paris, France
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Elderly hospitalized patients have uncertain or questionable capacity to make decisions about their care. Determining whether an elderly patient possesses decision-making capacity to return at home is a major concern for geriatricians in everyday practice.