This lecture presentation provides an introduction to geriatric emergency medicine by discussing the special needs of the growing geriatric population and challenges faced by the emergency departments when providing care to geriatric patients. The objectives of this video are:
1. Improve the emergency care for older patients.
2. Educate the learners about the special needs of the geriatric population.
3. Give learners the knowledge and tools needed to feel comfortable in evaluating the older patients in the emergency room.