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What are Geriatric Fast Facts?

Geriatric Fast Facts are accessible, concise, and clinically actionable 1-2 page reports on Geriatric topics applicable across medical specialties. Fast Facts are interdisciplinary, spanning the progression of medical education.

Recent Fast Facts

Social Isolation of Older Adults - #94

Humans are social beings and connections to others are vital to our health and well-being.

Age Friendly Healthcare Delivery: The 4Ms - #93

The 4Ms in improving the complex care of older adults are: What Matters Most, Mentation, Mobility, and Medication.

Geriatric Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation - #92

By assessing comorbidities, frailty and disease status in context of function and care goals, the appropriateness of cardiac or pulmonary rehabilit

Tips for Communicating with Older Patients - #91

Good communication with older adults and their caregivers is important to delivering high quality care.

Low Health Care Literacy and the Older Patient - #90

Health literacy refers to an individual’s ability to understand his or her health and effectively navigate the health care system.  

Hip Fracture Management in Advanced Dementia Patients - #89

Determination of appropriate post-fracture management of patients with advanced dementia and hip fracture. 

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