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Under old protocol

More elderly patients are presenting in emergency departments, presenting new challenges for staff.  Emergency departments throughout the world are experiencing increased presentations of elderly patients, sparking concerns that procedures, along with physical design, may need to be rethought. In response ...

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Palliative care for non-palliative nurses

An ageing population means palliative care is no longer a specialised field – but training is lagging. By Amie Larter In 2011, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 14 per cent of the Australian population was aged 65 years ...

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