13 October 2023
In Uganda, geriatric emergency care is a specialty that hasn’t been fully developed and older patients are always see...
03 August 2023
With improved healthcare service, increasing life expectancy will leads to population aging and with that, it is expe...
28 July 2023
Older adults are the fastest growing segment of the population globally, and their care in Emergency Departments (ED)...
25 July 2023
A fundamental difference between community paramedicine – an emerging practice within the paramedic profession – vers...
17 July 2023
The hope is that through this activity participants build empathy and are better able to understand and appreciate ho...
14 July 2023
I work in a teaching hospital, in a town called Sherbrooke, in Canada. We are a level 2 geriatric ACEP accredited eme...
01 July 2023
At the International Conference on Emergency Medicine held in Amsterdam, two groups that don’t often overlap came tog...
23 January 2023
Liz Moloney, Ireland
I am a geriatrician working in the ED of a city centre hospital in Cork city, Ireland. My offici...
20 January 2023
James Van Oppen, United Kingdom
The EUSEM Geriatrics EM section had a very busy 2022! We are pleased to continue our ...
16 January 2023
Rosa McNamara, Ireland
Worldwide crowding in EDs has been highlighted as a threat to the core mission of EM as highli...
10 January 2023
Patrick Leung, Hong Kong
Hong Kong is one of the regions in the world where people enjoy longevity. Due to the high p...
08 January 2023
James Wright, Australia
The Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry (ANZHFR) is one of many hip fracture reg...
05 January 2023
Eeva Saario, Marja Mäkinen, Finland
Professor Maaret Castrén's research group has developed a risk assessment method ...
14 December 2022
Eoghan Colgan, Continulus, United Kingdom
The “Video Pocketbook of Emergency Medicine”: is a collection of lectures o...
08 September 2022
On the 24th of February, Russia began a full scale war, invading Ukraine. Russian military...
Cliona Doyle, Ireland
Our Emergency Department (ED) sees over 60,000 annual attendances with 49% of these are aged 6...
06 September 2022
Will Jones (Business Analyst) and Jay Banerjee (Consultant in Geriatric Emergency Medicine)
We have b...
05 September 2022
Was it a fall? Did the patient black out? Can I explain how the patient ended up with that de...
01 September 2022
Bas de Groot Netherlands
In 2021 the European Taskforce for Geriatric Emergency Medicine (GEM) presented the first E...
17 December 2021
Íde O’Shaughnessy Ireland
Over two years ago, I joined the Occupational Therapy department in University Hospital Li...
Dr Patrick Leung Chairperson of GEM Subcommittee Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine
Hong Kong is one of the mos...
Mark Er and David Madzinga Australia
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital (HKH) is a major metropolitan hospital located on ...
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in Singapore has rolled out an initiative which puts in place case ...
Dr Sinéad Ní Bhraonáin Australia
In Sydney Local Health District, we recognise that coming to an Emergency Departmen...
16 December 2021
Kara McLoughlin, Susan O’Reilly, Louise Martin, Niamh O’Regan, Suzanne Timmons, Rachel Doyle Ireland
There is a stea...
19 July 2021
Paul Maloney, Ireland
Member of the IFEM Geriatric Emergency Medicine Special Interest Group
17 July 2021
Claus-Henrik Rasmussen, Nina Andersen, Søren Mikkelsen, Mikkel Brabrand, Annmarie Lassen
As an alternative to ambulan...
14 July 2021
Delirium is a commonly missed diagnosis in emergency departments throughout the world, and this is as...
10 July 2021
Maaret Castrén, Lauri Mäki
Long-term residential care facility (LTRCF) residents are often transferred to emergency ...