The Vulnerable Geriatric Casualty: Medical Needs of Frail Older Adults During Disasters
In this article, the authors summarize the particular medical needs of vulnerable older people—such as those with disabilities, those with dementia or other cognitive impairment, and nursing home residents—during and after disasters, strategies for medical triage and treatment, and special considerations for older people during the recovery phase of catastrophic events.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2007
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