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Comprehensive geriatric unit improved outcomes in hip fracture patients

The geriatrics group had a higher mean score on the Short Physical Performance Battery (5.12 vs. ... After hospitalization, geriatric patients were more likely to be discharged to home (25% vs.
February 2015

ACEing geriatric care

There are potential disadvantages to keeping all your geriatric expertise in one space-limited unit, agreed Dr. ... old.”. Of course, ACE units will also likely be an important component in future geriatric care.
February 2011

Geriatric conditions may increase risk for heart failure hospitalization

Certain geriatric conditions in older persons with heart failure may be modifiable risk factors for hospital admission, according to a new study. ... The authors defined geriatric conditions as those that occur in older patients, typically have multiple
February 2013

Recent Research

Comprehensive geriatric assessment of older adults appears to improve hospital survival, a recent study indicates. ... Benefit seemed to be derived from geriatric units rather than from geriatric teams, the authors said.
February 2012

Comprehensive geriatric assessment improves survival in older adults, study finds

Comprehensive geriatric assessment of older adults appears to improve hospital survival, a new study indicates. ... Benefit seemed to be derived from geriatric units rather than from geriatric teams, the authors said.
November 2011

Frailty Index appears to predict adverse outcomes in geriatric trauma patients

The Frailty Index appears to predict in-hospital complications and discharge disposition in geriatric trauma patients, a new study found. ... Frailty was prospectively measured in all trauma patients who were geriatric, defined as at least 65 years of age
June 2014

Specialized care for elderly inpatients linked to better outcomes

Geriatric care tailored to each patient's needs should be available regardless of setting, condition, or provider,” they wrote. ... The time has come to deploy an integrated geriatric model of care.”.
May 2013

Recent Research

The geriatrics group had a higher mean score on the Short Physical Performance Battery (5.12 vs. ... After hospitalization, geriatric patients were more likely to be discharged to home (25% vs.
May 2015

Frailty score may help predict postop mortality risk in the elderly

To that end, all patients received a comprehensive geriatric assessment, which involved burden of comorbidity, polypharmacy, physical function, psychological status, nutrition, and risk for postoperative delirium. ... However, they concluded that their
May 2014

Letter from the Editor

This issue contains articles on optimizing geriatric care, publishing a quality improvement project and preventing catheter-associated infections, among others. ... Given the coming wave of patients from the baby boomer generation, hospitals can't afford
February 2011

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