Iatrogenic Nosocomial Disability Diagnosis and Prevention

      The traditional model of hospitalized care has changed dramatically over the past century, from addressing acute self-limited pathologies toward addressing much more complex patient profiles that are characterized by frailty, disability, multimorbidity, and polypharmacy in older and chronic patients. These changes have marked the appearance of geriatric syndromes that modify patient life trajectories. Despite these changes in patient profiles, the hospital model remains stuck in the previous century model in such a way that hospitalization can perfectly manage acute diseases, such as pneumonia or cardiac failure, although it can also contribute to several risks that are clearly avoidable.
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