Strategies for creating a patient-centered disposition plan and mitigating the negative consequences of leaving against medical advice are discussed in this JGEM supplement, including safe care delivery models that avoid hospital admission.
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.
Aaron Malsch MS, RN, GCNS-BC and Lisa Entringer RN
The Geri ED program at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Centre started in 2014 at the grass-roots level where a team of ED RNs & MDs came together to address the vulnerabilities of older adults who present in the ED but are discharged back to the community.