Care for the Older Adult in the Emergency Department, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine (The Clinics: Internal Medicine 34-3)

Care for the Older Adult in the Emergency Department, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine (The Clinics: Internal Medicine 34-3)

By: Kevin Biese (author), Malone (author)Hardback

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Description

This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Drs. Michael Malone and Kevin Biese, is devoted to Care for the Older Adult in the Emergency Department. Articles in this outstanding issue include: Approach to the Older Patient in the Emergency Department; Ten Best Practices for Older Adults in the Emergency Department; Delirium and Dementia; Falls and Geriatric Trauma; Older Adults in the Emergency Department with Frailty; Communication Strategies to Better Care for Older Individuals in the Emergency Department; Systems-based Practice to Improve Care Within and Beyond the Emergency Department; Common Medication Management Approaches for Older Adults in the Emergency Department; Elder Abuse and Neglect; Care of those with end-of-life needs / Advanced illnesses in the Emergency Department; Behavioral Health Needs of Older Adults in the Emergency Department; and Pain Management Strategies for Older Adults.

Contents

Preface: Improving the Emergency Department Care of Older Adults in North America Introduction An Approach to the Older Patient in the Emergency Department Ten Best Practices for the Older Patient in the Emergency Department Delirium and Dementia Older Adult Falls in Emergency Medicine-A Sentinel Event Older Adults in the Emergency Department with Frailty Communication Strategies for Better Care of Older Individuals in the Emergency Department Systems-Based Practice to Improve Care Within and Beyond the Emergency Department Common Medication Management Approaches for Older Adults in the Emergency Department Identifying and Initiating Intervention for Elder Abuse and Neglect in the Emergency Department Care of Geriatric Patients with Advanced Illnesses and End-of-Life Needs in the Emergency Department Behavioral Health Needs of Older Adults in the Emergency Department Older Adult Emergency Department Pain Management Strategies

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323610865
  • Format: Hardback
  • ID: 9780323610865
  • ISBN10: 0323610862

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