Items Tagged ‘geriatric emergency medicine’

June 15, 2020

How can we improve the experience of older adults in the emergency department?

By ejschwartz ejschwartz (@ejschwartz)

Bottom-line for clinicians and administrative stakeholders: This systematic review highlights potential interventions that could be used to improve geriatric patient experience in the ED. Effective interventions were department-wide interventions aimed to provide comprehensive geriatric-friendly acute care.

Bottom-line for researchers: This review highlights the need for validation of patient experience questionnaires as well as the need for providing detailed descriptions of intervention strategies, with special attention to intervention fidelity.

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