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Research Article

The Psychogeriatric Patient in the Emergency Room: Focus on Management and Disposition

Table 2

Patient source and reason for emergency room visit.

Location/accompanied by (%)

Arriving from nursing facility47 (34.1)
Arriving from home unaccompanied by family via emergency medical service (EMS) 45 (32.6)
Walk-in unaccompanied by family25 (18.1)
Accompanied by family16 (11.6)
Accompanied by police/arriving from jail3 (2.1)
Arriving from another hospital2 (1.4)

Reasons for emergency room visit (diagnosis) (%)

Delirium 85 (61.6)
Anxiety disorder 23 (16.7)
Mood disorder 17 (12.3)
Psychosis 6 (4.3)
Dementia2 (1.4)
Other5 (3.6)

Total visits .