Tag: geriatrics

2.0 Priorities: ED Practices

The ED Practices Work Group aims to develop key questions and identify research gaps in optimal care for people living with dementia seeking acute, unscheduled care in the ED or through alternative means, such as telehealth or community paramedicine.

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1.0 Priorities: Falls

Falls range from minor to fatal; even minor falls can cause psychological distress and fear, leading older adults to feel dependent and chained to their bedrooms. In addition, stigma is a major problem so only a small percentage of older adults report their falls. Falling one time doubles an individual’s risk for falling again.

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