The health care needs of the elderly population are significantly different from those of younger patients and require special knowledge and skills on the part of emergency physicians.
The purpose of this study was to identify the nature and extent of geriatric training currently provided to emergency medicine residents.
Self-administered survey distributed to residency directors of the 85 accredited emergency medicine residency programs in the United States.
The survey consisted of 17 questions focusing on residency directors'views about teaching and research of geriatric emergency care.
Mots-clés Pascal : Service hospitalier, Urgence, Médecin, Personnel sanitaire, Formation professionnelle, Enquête, Vieillard, Homme, Hôpital, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hospital ward, Emergency, Physician, Health staff, Occupational training, Inquiry, Elderly, Human, Hospital, United States, North America, America
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Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199406.