Manuscripts & Publications


Adapting Emergency Care for Persons Living With Dementia

In an aging world, the emergency department (ED) is the front porch of the 21st century health care system, straddling the inpatient world of medical and surgical practice with the outpatient environment of office visits, home health, and long-term care.1 Geriatric emergency medicine has emerged as a subspecialty within emergency medicine with a focus on the large and rapidly growing segment of ED patients with unique health care and social service needs: older adults. Geriatric emergency medicine, and the associated geriatric EDs take a more holistic approach to emergency care that revolves around the identification of common age-related syndromes and...

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GEAR 2.0 Scoping Reviews

Emergency Department Communication in Persons Living With Dementia and Care

Communication factors that influence satisfaction with the hospital experience for PLWD included valuing of the person through staff actions, interactions, and person-centered care; activities of empowerment; and interactions of the environment with patient well-being (physical environment, social and organizational). Robust...

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GEAR Methods

The Geriatric Emergency Care Applied Research (GEAR) network approach: a protocol to advance stakeholder consensus and research priorities in geriatrics and dementia care in the...

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GEAR Care Transitions

The Geriatric Emergency care Applied Research (GEAR) Network aimed to identify care transition interventions, particularly addressing social needs, and prioritize future research questions.

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