ATYPICAL PRESENTATION: Head to Toe Assessment

ATYPICAL PRESENTATION: Head to Toe Assessment

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Dr. Peter O’Connor, geriatrician, presents on some major geriatric issues when doing a head-to-toe assessment of acutely ill older adults

Objective

  • To provide differences on how to do a head to toe assessment.
  • To identify key atypical indicators that geriatric medicine looks for in an acutely ill older adult presenting in the ER

Content overview

  • When doing an initial head to toe assessment in an acutely ill older adults, what to observe for – why are they different?
  • Key high alert , atypical presentations that should be followed up

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