36 Frailty flying squad: an emergency department focussed acute care of the elderly service DR genevieve robson, royal united hospital NHS foundation trust.

INTRODUCTION The over 75 s make up 20% of our ED attendances. The greatest increase has been in the over 85 s. This very elderly cohort are more likely to be frail and are 10X more likely to require admission than 20-40 year olds and once in hospital have longer stays. There is evidence that multidisciplinary care and early Comprehensive Geriatric… CONTINUE READING