Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress and Risks for Older Patients

ERPacked emergency rooms are unpleasant for everyone. But they can be dangerous for elderly patients, many of whom come in with multiple chronic diseases on top of a potentially life-threatening illness or injury. Geriatric emergency rooms, which are slowly spreading across the country, provide seniors with more expertise from physicians, nurses and others trained specifically to diagnose and care for the elderly.

Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress & Risks for Elderly Patients

from CNN.com

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