Speak directly to your patient unless directed toward their surrogate.
Use emotional intelligence to assess and manage emotionally charged interactions and ove...
Optimize nonpharmacologic options first.
Align with patients’ goals of care.
Feasibility for patient and caregivers
Consider pharmacologic débridement.
Home health care
RN care managers
Choosing Wisely. American Geriatrics Society: ten things clinicians and patients should question. http://www.choosingwisely.org/societies/american-geriatrics-society/. Accessed Dece...
33697008 Geriatric counseling
171313004 Geriatric screening
183691007 Geriatric self-referral
183522000 Referral to care of the elderly service
Establish patient goals of care and align all clinical decisions within the context of these goals.
Use an interdisciplinary team approach to optimize holistic care for elders and their...
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