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Acute medicine and the older patient 

Acute medicine and the older patient
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Acute medicine and the older patient
Author(s):

Punit S. Ramrakha

, Kevin P. Moore

, and Amir H. Sam

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198797425.003.0017
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date: 26 August 2019

This chapter discusses the older patient on the acute unit, including how to assess the older patient, assessing frailty, the comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA), falls and collapse, fragility fractures, acute confusion syndrome (ACS), and palliative care and advance care planning.

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