Looking out for signs of frailty in older people in emergency care is vital
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Looking out for signs of frailty in older people in emergency care is vital

Neal Aplin Advanced clinical practitioner, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Older people living with this clinical syndrome tend to present late and often in crisis at the emergency department

Emergency nurses can play a vital role in providing early interventions and improving care for older patients living with frailty.

Emergency Nurse. 29, 1, 15-15. doi: 10.7748/en.29.1.15.s13

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