TITLE

"Seniors emergency departments" yield health improvements, advocates say

AUTHOR(S)
George, Caroline
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/12/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 10, pE613
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the health improvements of seniors emergency departments in the U.S. It states that seniors emergency departments or seniors emergency centers typically feature highly trained geriatric employee offering specialized care while achieving improved health outcomes. It highlights the introduction of geriatric emergency room by Trinity Health Systems, a network of non-profit community hospitals, which focuses on diagnosis and treatment by multidisciplinary geriatric teams.
ACCESSION #
64592643

 

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