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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Geriatric Emergency Medicine

HealthLeaders - By Christopher Cheney - November 25, 2019
"The four different approaches to establishing geriatric emergency department services vary in the amount of resources required.
KEY TAKEAWAYS
  • In 2014, guidelines were established for the formation of geriatric emergency departments.
  • The geriatric ED unit model features a dedicated space within an ED and is relatively resource intense.
  • The geriatrics champion model features care coordination with outpatient geriatricians and requires relatively low resources."