Day 2, April 15 - Posters

Title

Development of a best practice guideline for the geriatric patient with rib fractures

Start Date

15-4-2020 1:00 PM

End Date

15-4-2020 3:00 PM

Publisher

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Place of Publication

Chattanooga (Tenn.)

Abstract

In the geriatric population rib fractures have an increased mortality rate of up to 22%. The development of a best practice guideline will help to reduce complications and length of stay for this cohort of patients, leading to improved outcomes.

Date

April 2020

Document Type

posters

Language

English

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Development of a best practice guideline for the geriatric patient with rib fractures

In the geriatric population rib fractures have an increased mortality rate of up to 22%. The development of a best practice guideline will help to reduce complications and length of stay for this cohort of patients, leading to improved outcomes.