What Illness Lands the Most Seniors in the ER?

MONDAY, Jan. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For seniors who often find themselves in the ER, complications from diabetes is the most common culprit, new research shows. Not only that, these chronically ill patients remain in the hospital longer and require more treatment and resources, noted the authors of the study. It was published in the Jan. 28 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine. “Efforts to improve care for vulnerable older Americans should focus on enhancing delivery and decreasing utilization,” said lead author Dr. Read more here >>>

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