ACUTE ELDERLY CARERia DalyClinical Teaching FellowACUTE ELDERLY CARERia Daly Notes | EduRev

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: ACUTE ELDERLY CARERia DalyClinical Teaching FellowACUTE ELDERLY CARERia Daly Notes | EduRev

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ACUTE ELDERLY CARE
Ria Daly
Clinical Teaching Fellow
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ACUTE ELDERLY CARE
Ria Daly
Clinical Teaching Fellow
OVERVIEW
? Acute block curriculum
? Falls
? Acute confusion
? Interactive cases
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ACUTE ELDERLY CARE
Ria Daly
Clinical Teaching Fellow
OVERVIEW
? Acute block curriculum
? Falls
? Acute confusion
? Interactive cases
AIMS – ACUTE BLOCK CURRICULUM
Falls
? Diagnose the cause of falls in the elderly by history, 
examination, appropriate use of investigations
Acute Confusion
? Differentiate acute from chronic confusion
? Common causes
? Initiate management of commoner causes
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ACUTE ELDERLY CARE
Ria Daly
Clinical Teaching Fellow
OVERVIEW
? Acute block curriculum
? Falls
? Acute confusion
? Interactive cases
AIMS – ACUTE BLOCK CURRICULUM
Falls
? Diagnose the cause of falls in the elderly by history, 
examination, appropriate use of investigations
Acute Confusion
? Differentiate acute from chronic confusion
? Common causes
? Initiate management of commoner causes
OBJECTIVES
? Be able to assess an older adult following a fall.
? Formulate differential diagnosis
? Be able to investigate an older adult following a fall
? Be able to assess an older adult with confusion.
? Know how to investigate and initially manage acute 
confusion
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ACUTE ELDERLY CARE
Ria Daly
Clinical Teaching Fellow
OVERVIEW
? Acute block curriculum
? Falls
? Acute confusion
? Interactive cases
AIMS – ACUTE BLOCK CURRICULUM
Falls
? Diagnose the cause of falls in the elderly by history, 
examination, appropriate use of investigations
Acute Confusion
? Differentiate acute from chronic confusion
? Common causes
? Initiate management of commoner causes
OBJECTIVES
? Be able to assess an older adult following a fall.
? Formulate differential diagnosis
? Be able to investigate an older adult following a fall
? Be able to assess an older adult with confusion.
? Know how to investigate and initially manage acute 
confusion
FALLS
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