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Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment in the Emergency Department

  • Els Devriendt
  • Simon Conroy
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Abstract

Many older people who are admitted to hospital come via the emergency department which is a key interface in the health and social care system where older people with crises can be assessed. So it is important that emergency departments are appropriately supported in the management of older people.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Public Health and Primary CareAcademic Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, KU LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Geriatric MedicineUniversity Hospitals LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  3. 3.Department of Health SciencesUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUnited Kingdom

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