Tag Archives: Acute Medical Units (AMUs)

Acute Care Toolkit 4: Delivering 12-hour, 7-day Acute Medical Unit Consultant Input (Royal College of Physicians)

Summary This is the fourth in a series of acute care toolkits. This toolkit, “Acute care toolkit 4: delivering a 12-hour, 7-day consultant presence on the acute medical unit”, supplies practical guidance for hospital managers and clinical staff on organising acute … Continue reading

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Silver Book: Quality Care of Older People with Urgent and Emergency Care Needs (University of Leicester)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary Older people seldom have one single condition; they frequently have multiple physical and mental health problems. This “Silver Book” is … Continue reading

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Acute Care Toolkit: Improving Care for Frail Older People (Royal College of Physicians)

Summary This is the third in a series of acute care toolkits. It recommends procedures for the initial assessment on admission, and later Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments (CGAs), as ways to improve the care of frail older patients. The toolkit has … Continue reading

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