Stacie Levine, MD, Alice Bonner PhD, RN, FAAN, Adam Perry, MD, Donald Melady, MSc Ed, MD, Kathleen T Unroe, MD, MHA
This article describes the impact of COVID-19 on this diverse, vulnerable population living in communal facilities. We outline key issues that will predictably arise between nursing homes and EDs in the COVID-19 era.
Ula Hwang MD MPH, Aaron J Malsch RN MSN GCNS-BC, Kevin J Biese MD, Sharon K Inouye MD MPH
This Supplement to Volume 1, Issue 4 of the Journal of Geriatric Emergency Medicine provides a practical one-pager for download and a simple overview for preventing delirium in older ED patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Michael L Malone, MD, Teresita M Hogan, MD, FACEP, Adam Perry, MD, Kevin Biese, MD, Alice Bonner, PhD, RN, FAAN, Patti Pagel, RN, Kathleen T Unroe, MD, MHA
In this special edition of the Journal of Geriatric Emergency Medicine, The Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative provides the latest information on COVID-19 for care providers of older adults in the Emergency Department.
At Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, the move towards being a senior-friendly ED has been a project of more than 15 years. It has been an organic approach to system transformation – i.e. one little change at a time leading to bigger changes.