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.



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