Consequences of Hospitalization for Older People

Important piece on older adults and possible consequences of hospitalization. How hospitals handle the old and very old is a pressing problem, geriatricians say, with nearly 13 million seniors hospitalized each year — a trend that is accelerating.

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/08/09/486608559/hospital-units-tailored-to-older-patients-can-help-prevent-decline

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