Approach to Geriatric Patients: Functional Assessment in the ED

The wave of baby boomers is coming to an ED near you and it’s time to get prepared [1]. ED overcrowding does not seem to be going away anytime soon, and anything we can do to get these patients back to the community is better for everyone. While not all 80 year olds have multiple medical problems (we have a spectrum bias based on what we see at work) it does not take many … Continue reading Approach to Geriatric Patients: Functional Assessment in the ED