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Evaluation and Management of Geriatric Trauma2017

Type: Update Evidence Based Review (EBR)
Existing PMG/EBR: Geriatric Trauma, Evaluation and Management of
Category: Trauma
Committee Liaison: John J. Como, MD, MPH


Status

This is an update to the existing EBR published in 2012.

Team leader(s)

PICO #1
Population:  Geriatric trauma patients aged 65+
Intervention:  Admission to a trauma center
Comparator:  Admission to a non trauma center
Outcomes:  morbidity, mortality, FIM scores at 3/6/12 months, discharge status
independence/dependence

PICO #2
Population: Geriatric trauma patients aged 65+
Intervention:  Orthogeriatrics management
Comparator:  No routine geriatrician or geriatric consult
Outcomes:  morbidity, mortality, FIM scores at 3/6/12 months, discharge status
independence/dependence

PICO #3
Population : Geriatric trauma patients aged 65+
Intervention:  Routine palliative care processes such as frailty assessment, family
meetings, health care proxy
Comparator:  No routine palliative care consults
Outcomes:  morbidity, mortality, FIM scores at 3/6/12 months, discharge status
independence/dependence

Working Group Members
Sasha Adams, MD
Hiba Abdel Aziz, MD
Robert D. Barraco, MD, MPH
Zara Cooper, MD, MSc
Thomas Hayward, III, MD
Franchesca Hwang
David Lindsey, MD
John Lunde, DNP, ARNP, TNS
Caleb Mentzer, DO
Anne C. Mosenthal, MD
Kaushik Mukherjee, MD, MSCI
Joshua Nash, DO
Kristan Staudenmayer, MD, MS
Rebecca Wright
James Yon, MD



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