Tips for avoiding adverse drug events in elderly and chronically ill populations.
PCPs are the front lines of the culture change about discussing advance directives, end-of-life care and death.
Ways primary care practices can educate patients about advance directives and empower them to make decisions about their health and quality of life.
Cognitive screenings are part of Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit. But what’s the best way for physicians to empower patients on the subject of brain health?
When it comes to cognitive decline, primary care physicians are the front lines of detection and patient education.
We all want to think it won’t happen to us, but the recent shootings reinforce that you need to prepare for the worst instead of hoping for the best.
With the silver tsunami fast approaching, it’s critical that physicians develop workflows to keep abreast of seniors’ health amid anticipated life changes and transitions of care.
As the number of adults with chronic kidney disease will likely increase, there is a growing need—and opportunity—for physician assistants who can help promote healthy kidney function and help slow disease progression.
Parting ways with patients and staff is a difficult and emotional process. Here’s some gentle guidance.
With more than 50 million seniors in the U.S., there is a need for physicians to care for the elderly. Enter: locum tenens docs.