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Identification of Seniors at Risk (ISAR) for Screening a Geriatric Patient in the Emergency Department

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Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery

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McCusker et al reported the Identification of Seniors at Risk (ISAR) screening tool to identify elderly patients in the Emergency Department who may be at increased for short term deterioration. This patients may benefit from more aggressive management during and after the ED visit. The authors are from St. Mary's Hospital. McGill University and the University of Montreal.

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