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Top 5 Things I’ve Learned About Geriatric Emergency Medicine

In Medical Concepts by Thom Ringer3 Comments

My medical school dean urged our class to “think not just about what interests you, but about who needs you.”  Few patients I’ve encountered in healthcare have struck me as more in need than the frail elderly.  As I’ve learned, the ED lies at the heart of the elder care ecosystem, a hub connecting seniors to resources, investigations, specialists, and acute care. In this post, I’d like to share the Top Five things …