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Ageing Population

2020 14 Sep

T he process of ageing cannot be defined by a number. The World Health Organization classifies anyone over the age of 65 as elderly. However, it is important to understand that ageing is a complex process, and we must consider physiological and cognitive vulnerabilities when talking about ageing as they can make some elderly people more prone to... Read more

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In Search of a Crystal Ball: Predicting Long-term Outcomes in Critically Ill Older Adults

2020 14 Sep

Older adults who survive critical illness are at risk of adverse long-term outcomes, including long-term mortality and impairment in physical function, cognitive function, and mental health. In this article, we discuss the evidence behind prediction of these outcomes in older ICU survivors, and review risk factors that should be considered in... Read more

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Nutritional Management of the Critically Ill Older Adult

2020 14 Sep

A review of available evidence and an overview of recommendations for the nutritional management of the critically ill older adult. Introduction Worldwide, there is a shift in the distribution of the population towards older ages. This shift is similarly being experienced in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), with the median age of the... Read more

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Unmasking the Triumphs, Tragedies, and Opportunities of the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020 14 Sep

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many changes to society and the practice of critical care medicine. Perhaps now is the time to address deficiencies in communication and decision-making that impact quality of care provided to older patients with serious illness. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a juxtaposition of triumph and... Read more

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Infographic

2020 14 Sep

Problems associated with ageing, complications of critical illness in the elderly patient, and an overview of the gaps in the treatment of critically ill older adults. Read more

Executive Health Management

Reimagined Hospitals Infographic

2020 29 Jan

What will the Reimagined Hospital look like?  Read more

Executive Health Management

Managing the Whole Health of the Ageing Population

2019 02 Oct

Summary: With a rapidly growing older population, effective care for ageing patients will require healthcare stakeholders to collaborate in managing the whole health of these patients.  Throughout the world, but especially in Europe and Northern America, the population is ageing at an alarming rate. The United Nations Department of Economic... Read more

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Silver Tsunami Infographic

2019 02 Oct

An overview of ageing and its impact on healthcare. Read more

Executive Health Management

ELDEX: Eldercare Exhibition & Conference Asia 2019

2019 08 Nov

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