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EASE-BE-FIT: Elder-Friendly Approaches to the Surgical Environment Bedside Reconditioning for Functional Improvements An Innovative Reconditioning Program for Elderly Emergency Abdominal Surgery PatientsDownload
Introduction: Elderly individuals who are hospitalized due to emergency abdominal surgery spend on average over 80% of their recovery time in bed, resulting in early and rapid muscle loss. As these elderly individuals have a lower physiological reserve, the impact of muscle wasting on function...
Seniors requiring advanced care and supports are often residing in residential care facilities (RCF). Although, up to 33% of the residents are living with known diabetes, administrators and clinicians are faced with two important questions: 1) what is the prevalence of undetected diabetes; and,...