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Under old protocol

More elderly patients are presenting in emergency departments, presenting new challenges for staff.  Emergency departments throughout the world are experiencing increased presentations of elderly patients, sparking concerns that procedures, along with physical design, may need to be rethought. In response ...

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Education the silver bullet

Study shows information is a powerful weapon in combating depression among the elderly. Education is the key to reducing depression in older Australians, according to a new study from The Australian National University. Professor Helen Christensen and Dr Janine Walker ...

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