Health information technology should be designed to include information about emergency contacts, diagnoses, and advance directives so older adults are better prepared for health emergencies, according to a new study.
In the geriatric population, fragility fractures are common and cause immense morbidity and mortality. Poor outcomes have led to the development and implementation of specific geriatric hip fracture protocols that focus on Rapid Surgical Intervention (RSI).
Many assert expanding the scope of practice (SOP) for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in primary care would have cost benefits to patients, public, local business community, and state. However, very few studies have truly quantified these cost savings in a methodologically rigorous way.