6 edition of Emergency problems in the elderly found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||edited by Edward P. Hoffer.|
|Contributions||Hoffer, Edward P.|
|LC Classifications||RC952.5 .E55 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 256 p. :|
|Number of Pages||256|
|LC Control Number||84027349|
Reaching At-Risk Populations in an Emergency. Related Pages. Emergency planners and managers need to know how to identify, locate, and reach all affected groups in an emergency. It can be challenging to reach some of the groups of people most at risk. These resources provide public health officials information for identifying at-risk groups and. Written by leading authorities on geriatric emergencies, this manual will help instructors teach their students how to correctly assess and care for elderly patients during emergencies. MedicAlert, a nonprofit membership organization founded in by a physician and his wife, is the nation's leading hour emergency medical information Size: KB.
6, a supplement to the book, Aging in Stride 27 – EMERGENCY READINESS CHECKLIST FOR OLDER ADULTS AND CAREGIVERS Use this four-page form to: (1) organize your emergency preparations, (2) list your emergency contacts, and (3) keep a record of your current medications. Evidence-based Emergency Medicine is the first book of its kind in emergency medicine to tackle the problems practicing physicians encounter in the emergency setting using an evidence-based approach. It summarizes the published evidence available for the diagnosis and treatment of common emergency health care problems in adults.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Emergency problems in the elderly. Oradell, N.J.: Medical Economics Books, © (OCoLC) Document Type. The care of the elderly is an increasing proportion of work for GP out of hours services, ambulance services, and Emergency Departments (EDs).
The acute medical problems of older people are often similar to those of younger adults but the presentation can be atypical or there can be a number of co-existing problems that make diagnosis by: 3. Book Notes | 1 October Emergency Problems in the Elderly.
Abstract. A text developed from a program held in Boston in May drug therapy, pulmonary problems, chest pain, acute abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, urinary retention, coma and other altered mental states, diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, fever and infection.
Emergency admissions to hospital have increased considerably over the past 15 years around the world. 6 Recent data from the Centre for Health Service Economics and Organisation have shown that 40% of hospital admissions occur in people aged older than 65 years and this age group accounts for the largest increase in admissions since when Cited by: The elderly are an ever increasing population in overcrowded emergency departments (EDs) in many countries.
They have multiple health problems and consume more time and resources than younger patients. They are more frequently admitted and experience adverse outcomes after they are discharged from the ED.
These frail patients could require Cited by: A 3-day supply of medicine, at a minimum. If medications need to be kept cold, have a cooler and ice packs available. ID band (full name, contact number for family member/caregiver, and allergies) Hearing aids and extra batteries.
Glasses and/or contacts and contact solution. Medical supplies like syringes or extra batteries. The elderly are an ever increasing population in Emergency problems in the elderly book emergency departments (EDs) in many countries.
They have multiple health problems and. The diagnostic approach and the therapeutic approach of the elderly, in the emergency department, should be framed in a deep knowledge of their physiological alterations, a careful anamnesis, and therapeutic prudence.
Because of the diminished homeostatic reserve of the elderly, the time to establish adequate treatment is : Alexander Morales Erazo. 8 Disaster Preparedness for Seniors by Seniors n The Three Steps to Preparedness 2.
Make a Plan Post Emergency Phone Numbers Near Your Phones(cont.) Post emergency numbers near all of your phones.
Include the numbers of those in your support network. Remember that in some emergencies telephone lines might not be working. an event. For this reason, emergency managers need to recognize that the frail elderly are a special-needs population and develop strategies to meet their needs.
The term “frail elderly” refers to older adults who have serious, chronic health problems that could make them more vulnerable during disasters [Fernandez, ].
This book is a great resource for any Emergency nurse or anyone with curiosity about emergency departments and nursing. It gives a comprehensive overview from the beginning of emergency nursing to triage to complex medical conditions, diseases and treatments.
It gives great examples of common problems that arise within Emergency departments 4/4(34). Background. People ages sixty-five and older are increasingly in need of emergency care. From tothe rise in the US population of people ages sixty-five and older will more than double, and those ages eighty-five and older will more than triple.() The demand for emergency care by older adults will be further magnified by the complexity of testing required for their Cited by: Emergency Preparedness for Elderly People TIPS FOR PREPAREDNESS FOR THE SENIOR POPULATION: Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but they cannot reach everyone right away.
Take responsibility--Save your life. Keep in touch with your neighbors and look out for each other. • Prepare NOW for a sudden Size: KB.
The Elderly in the Emergency As a result of the increase in the number of elderly people, their health problems have increased. Although seeing your emergency dentist for the elderly in Lincoln, NE, for the most up-to-date information is a good idea, you can find a short list of common dental problems in the elderly here.
To see one of our dentists, and get professional care. Emergency surgery in the elderly: challenges and solutions Andrew D W Torrance,1 Susan L Powell,2 Ewen A Griffiths3 1West Midlands Surgical Research Collaborative, Academic Department of Surgery, University of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, 2Department of Geriatric Medicine, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Solihull Hospital.
Older adults face many more obstacles during an emergency than most people. Isolation, limited mobility, medical needs, and distrust are just a few of the factors that emergency planners must consider when responding to a disaster.
Diehl works with local first responders and emergency management groups to educate them on the needs of older adults. Presenting complex medical, physical, and social issues, this book includes topics that discuss the most frequently presented problems of the elderly in emergency care such as: Abdominal pain; Chest Read more.
Emergency Department quality improvement is a journey that takes time and improving ED performance is much more than an emergency department initiative–it must involve the entire system of care.
Additionally, using a data-driven approach can help engage stakeholders and make a compelling case for change. But so was the emergency room. None of the staff members had been trained in coordinating the complex outpatient care this elderly patient needed.
None knew of a way for the emergency department to check on him a day or so after discharge to ensure his care was proceeding as planned. These “10 Reasons Seniors End Up in the ER” aren’t in any particular order, but simply highlight the most common reasons that seniors visit the emergency room.
We appreciate you sharing your comment with us and hope you found this blog article helpful.The elderly are frequent visitors to emergency departments, where they require specific evaluation and management taking into account their unique pathophysiology.
This comprehensive textbook provides guidelines for community and academic emergency medicine practitioners striving to improve delivery of care to this growing, vulnerable population/5(4).Elderly. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book!
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