Thanks to Dr Scott Ilgoutz for his presentation and quiz on geriatric pharmacologyGeriatric-Pharmacology-1
Aged Care Liaison Service: Palliation
Review the discharge process for residential care facility patients requiring palliation via the Aged Care Liaison Service:
Aged Care Liaison Service: Antibiotics
Review the discharge process for care facility patients requiring antibiotics via the Aged Care Liaison Service:
Geriatric medicine in the ED
Thanks to Dr Rajni Joseph for her presentation about aged care in the ED. Review her talk here:
She has also kindly forwarded this article, from Emergency Medicine Australasia in 2013. The article argues that current ED models of care, for reasons relating to time pressures, departmental design and discontinuity with community and outreach services, are suboptimally equipped to manage the aging population.