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Table 2 Table of included studies in the category Geriatric specialist services

From: Reducing hospital admissions from nursing homes: a systematic review

Study, design Population Intervention Control The setting and nationality
Díaz-Genúndez 2011[30], Controlled before-after study Nursing home residents Ambulatory geriatric team doing comprehensive geriatric assessments of residents and revision of their medication, in addition to providing educational sessions and support to staff Usual care 14 nursing homes in Spain (10 voluntary intervention homes, 14 control homes)
Shippinger 2012[31], Controlled before-after study Nursing home residents Mobile GEriatric Consultant geriatric service (GECO) in addition to usual care Usual care Two nursing homes in Austria (one intervention home and one control home)