Emergency Orthogeriatrics: Concepts and Therapeutic Considerations for the Geriatric Patient

Phillip D. Magidson, Allison K. Thoburn, Teresita M. Hogan

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Abstract

Appropriate recognition of the physiologic, psychological, and clinical differences among geriatric patients, with respect to orthopedic injury and disease, is paramount for all emergency medicine providers to ensure they are providing high-value care for this vulnerable population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-29
Number of pages15
JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Volume38
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2020

Keywords

  • Hip fractures
  • Multidisciplinary care
  • Older adult
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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