With Contributions from GEDC Faculty
he goal of this study was to assess the ability of a two‐question triage screen combined with documented chief complaint to effectively identify the occurrence of fall in undifferentiated ED patients aged 65 years or older.
Exploration of advantages and disadvantages of differing approaches to deliver geriatric-friendly emergency care, including observation units, opinion leaders, and geriatric-specific ED.
A paper demonstrating that having GED-focused transitional care nurses is associated with reduced 30-day readmission for older ED patients.
Narrative review of the controversies and practical solutions around ED diagnosis of urinary tract infection in community-dwelling and long term care facility older adults.
National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey data from 2010 through 2013 demonstrating ED observation unit admission rates and underlying reasons in older adults.
Transdisciplinary perspectives exploring the ethics and pragmatic research around medical and surgical patients with possible cognitive impairment.
Medicare claims data noting a significant association between a dementia diagnosis and 1-month ED returns.
This paper demonstrates the utility of the PROMIS physical function assessment in older ED patients and provides a comparison to commonly used activities of daily living assessment.
Single-center chart review of medical inpatients exploring differences in discharge care for dementia patients.