CME/CE: Outcomes After ED Discharge of the Elderly

CME/CE: Outcomes After ED Discharge of the Elderly
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Gelareh Z. Gabayan, MD, MSHS, FACEP

Gelareh Z. Gabayan, MD, MSHS, FACEP
Assistant Professor of Medicine/Emergency Medicine
UCLA School of Medicine
VA Greater Los Angeles HealthCare System

Gelareh Z. Gabayan, MD, MSHS, FACEP, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that she has or has had no financial interests to report.

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Gelareh Z. Gabayan, MD, MSHS, FACEP (click to view)

Gelareh Z. Gabayan, MD, MSHS, FACEP

Gelareh Z. Gabayan, MD, MSHS, FACEP
Assistant Professor of Medicine/Emergency Medicine
UCLA School of Medicine
VA Greater Los Angeles HealthCare System

Gelareh Z. Gabayan, MD, MSHS, FACEP, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that she has or has had no financial interests to report.

Poor mental status or change in cognition and changes in disposition plans appear to be important risk factors that can impact mortality and ICU admission risk among patients older than 65 early after they are discharged from the ED.
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Gabayan GZ, Gould MK, Weiss RE, et al. Poor outcomes after emergency department discharge of the elderly: a case-control study. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Feb 29 [Epub ahead of print]. Available at: http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(16)00008-1/fulltext.

Gabayan GZ, Sun BC, Asch SM, et al. Qualitative factors in patients who die shortly after emergency department discharge. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20:778-785.

Gabayan GZ, Derose SF, Asch SM, et al. Patterns and predictors of short-term death after emergency department discharge. Ann Emerg Med. 2011;58:551-558.e552.

Gabayan GZ, Sarkisian CA, Liang LJ, et al. Predictors of admission after emergency department discharge in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015;63:39-45.

Gabayan GZ, Asch SM, Hsia RY, et al. Factors associated with shortterm bounce-back admissions after emergency department discharge. Ann Emerg Med. 2013;62:136-14

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