The Impact of a Multidisciplinary Team on Acute Geriatric Patients After a Femur Fracture

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Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

This study describes a geriatric population at a medical center admitted for femur fracture to determine the impact of a multidisciplinary team specializing in geriatric trauma. Results show a significant increase in utilization of occupational therapy services and cognitive assessment and a decrease in length of stay.

Primary Author and Speaker: Amanda Wilson

Contributing Authors: Traci Norris, Lindsey Foster, Catherine Royal, Heidi Tymkew, Dean Klinkenberg

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