Binkley, L. (2017). Bates’ guide to physical examination and history-taking (12th ed.) Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1469893419. Review Chapters 16 & 17.
Older adults (OA) are at risk for potential hazards of hospitalization, these include: immobility, delirium, medication side effects, malnutrition, pressure ulcers, procedures, peri- and postoperative periods, and hospital-acquired infections and more. Discuss in detail three potential hazards for this population while in the hospital and identify potential prevention strategies for each hazard.
Your initial posting should be at least 400 words in length and utilize at least one scholarly source other than the textbook.