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Hospital Challenges in Elder Care

Patients live longer nowadays due to medical treatment and technology. They’re experiencing chronic conditions such as sepsis and pneumonia. This is a big challenge for the population, says Janet Maloney, DNP, Assistant Vice President of Nursing Administration with Baptist Hospital. Sandra Amador, ARNP, Medical Surgical Nurse with Baptist Hospital of Miami, states older patients usually have conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure, pneumonia, and urinary tract infections that require an acute care.

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