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Nigel Lane, Louise Powter, and Sam Patel

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199680269

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199680269.001.0001

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Elderly Care and Stroke

Elderly Care and Stroke

(p.157) Chapter 6 Elderly Care and Stroke
Best of Five MCQs for the Acute Medicine SCE
Nigel Lane, Louise Powter, Sam Patel
Oxford University Press

An 82-year-old man was brought to the emergency department by the police. He was found causing a disturbance in a supermarket. He was known to live alone and had no known family. His GP had recently referred him to the memory clinic and social services, but he had not yet been seen. His temperature was 38.5°C; he had a bruise over his right eye, and looked unkempt. He was resistant to any other examination or intervention and was fighting with staff and trying to leave the emergency department.

Keywords:   Barthel Index, Denosumab, acute coronary syndrome, bisphosphonates, carotid stenosis, delirium, elderly care, falls, gout, hypothermia

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