Geriatric Emergency Medicine SIG meeting during EuGMS in Heslinki

The GEM Special Interest Group of the EuGMS met during the EuGMS conference in Heslinki, Finland on September 20th 2023.

Updates were discussed, by SIG co-chair Stephen Lim

  • a GEM curriculum is being designed for Ambulance personnel
  • the guidelines are being translated in more and more languages
  • the series of Podcasts is now online
  • the flasmob FEED study, led by James van Oppen, is being analyzed, some preliminary data were discussed. More to follow when published!

There were interesting discussion among attendants on how to organise #geriEM care in view of the challenges of shortages in personnel and money and in different healthcare setting.