A comprehensive systematic review of age-friendly nursing interventions in the management of older people in emergency departments.

@article{Pearce2011ACS,
  title={A comprehensive systematic review of age-friendly nursing interventions in the management of older people in emergency departments.},
  author={Susanne Pearce and Catherine Rogers-Clark and Janis M Doolan},
  journal={JBI library of systematic reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 20},
  pages={
          679-726
        }
}
BACKGROUND The growing demand on health services due to an ageing population and people living with complex chronic illnesses necessitates an integrated and evidence based care approach. In times of acute illness, trauma or difficult life situations, for many older people the Emergency Department is the first port of call. Despite the benefits of presenting to the Emergency Department, this environment can also be challenging for the older person, particularly those who are frail and have… CONTINUE READING