The Geriatric Emergency Department.

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The Geriatric Emergency Department.

Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2016 Aug;34(3):629-648

Authors: Rosenberg M, Rosenberg L

This article presents an overview of the complex needs of older patients presenting to the emergency department for care. Discussion points for hospital communities considering emergency services to accommodate the aging population are highlighted. The essential components of a geriatric emergency department, including transition of care strategies, are reviewed.

PMID: 27475018 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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