Screening tool at triage for vulnerable elderly

Part of our role as emergency physician is risk stratification. Like for acute coronary syndrome, TIA, pulmonary embolism, frail older adults can be screened in the ED. Not only they can be screened, but the screening can start at triage. Why should we screen frail older adults? Great question! It is important because it has …

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Senior-friendly CARE

Senior-friendly ED, what about senior-friendly CARE? Focussing about changing things our own department or hospital is a certainly great and I would encourage everyone to engage yourself into changing one thing about geriatric care. Great project usually starts with small project. The thing is, this silver tsunami issue is not only happening in the ED, …

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