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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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Dementia Care in Emergency Departments: Learning Resource (NHS Education for Scotland)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 1, August 2011]. Summary This online educational resource (in .pdf format), produced by NHS Education for Scotland, is targeted at staff employed in emergency … Continue reading

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