Older people with urgent care needs: new advice will aid nurses’ clinical decision-making
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Older people with urgent care needs: new advice will aid nurses’ clinical decision-making

Nick Evans Health writer

British Geriatrics Society’s Silver Book II guidance aims to help prevent or minimise hospital stays, reduce unnecessary interventions and spot the signs of frailty

Nurses across emergency, community and surgical care need to be able to unpick the complexity of non-specific presentations in older people living with frailty who have urgent care needs, according to new clinical guidance.

Nursing Older People. 33, 3, 6-8. doi: 10.7748/nop.33.3.6.s2

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