Putting Pops Back to Bed – Understanding the Perils of the Routine Lift Assist

Nov 11 2023
13:00 - 14:15
Ballroom C

Putting Pops Back to Bed – Understanding the Perils of the Routine Lift Assist

They seem innocuous enough, the picking an elderly patient up and helping them back to bed. They are adamantly refusing medical attention and transportation. But did you know this situation (and a few others) are “high risk” situations? This presentation reviews the need for a thorough assessment with a focus on common life-threatening conditions in the elderly.