The Geriatric Emergency Department Newsletter is the precursor to the Journal of Geriatric Emergency Medicine. This issue covers strategies for dealing with overcrowding and boarding in Emergency Departments and the implications for older adults.
Transdisciplinary perspectives exploring high-yield collaborations between basic science and clinical investigators in aging research from the Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists (GEMSSTAR) U13 meetings.
Observations in mentoring early-stage clinical investigators across medical and surgical specialties from the Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists (GEMSSTAR) leadership.
This issue of the GED Newsletter looks a the nuance and challenges faced when dealing with older adults presenting with influenza in the Emergency Department.
A prospective observational analysis demonstrating that neither altered mental status nor lethargy significantly increases the probability of bacterial illness in older adults.
This survey examined all U.S. emergency departments self-identifying themselves as Geriatric Emergency Departments (GEDs) and providing enhanced geriatric emergency care services.
This White Paper describes the state of GEM education, identifies the challenges it faces, and reviews innovations, including research presented at the 2018 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Annual Scientific Meeting.
An interdisciplinary/interprofessional statement about need and solutions to increase outpatient assessment of cognitive impairment in the aging population.
A paper demonstrating GED focused transitional care nurses are able to reduce the risk of hospital admission and subsequent admission for older ED patients.