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Geriatric Syndromes

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Geriatric syndromes have wide-ranging implications for patients. Geriatric syndromes increase the older adult’s vulnerability during transitions in care settings. Coordinated plans of care should be developed for older adults with geriatric syndromes.

This teaching strategy can be used with students in both beginning and advanced nursing courses. It can be adapted to a variety of ways: used in clinical or classroom settings; utilized with actual or simulated scenarios; and designed for both beginning and advanced nursing courses.

Geriatric Syndromes

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