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Authors

  1. Stamatos, Christine A. RN, MS, CCRN
  2. Sorensen, Patricia A. RN, MPH, CEN
  3. Tefler, Kathleen M. RN, MSN, CSC

Abstract

In the older adult, traumatic injuries are typically more severe than a younger patient's and prospects for survival less certain. Recovery takes longer and the threat of complications looms larger. Learn how an approach to care that anticipated age-related problems succeeded for one patient.