Elderly patients: When should an assessment be made and what should it comprise?

Th. Muller Published in the journal : December 2016 Category : Cardiology

Summary :

Cardiovascular complaints and symptoms of elderly patients are difficult to interpret, given the patients' decreased physical activity, differing experience of pain, and impaired memory. It is therefore our duty to pay close attention to their complaints in order to provide them with optimal treatment.

Key Words

Aging, observation of complains and symptoms, treatment adjustment