Pulmonary & Respiratory Functions
Chemotherapy toxicity - #37
Review toxic affects of chemo therapy on geriatric patients.
Should your patient have that oncology intervention? - #36
Diagnostic testing and treatment are determined based on ability to improve disease process or quality of life/goals of care.
Telemedicine and Geriatric Care - #99
Older adults may have fewer options for transportation to medical appointments. Telemedicine (telephone or audio-visual communication) can improve patient health, lower healthcare costs, reduce wait times, reach a broader geographic region, and limit unnecessary exposures of patients to infection.
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 rehabilitation for geriatric patients can be determined.
Suspected Influenza in Older Adults - #83
Older adults with influenza may present with nonspecific symptoms and/or exacerbations of co-morbid illnesses.
Assessment and Prevention of Delirium in ICU - #46
Adult ICU patients should be routinely monitored for delirium.
Fluoroscopy - #30
Learn necessary positioning and mobility requirements for geriatric patients undergoing a fluoroscopic study.
Medications in Geriatric Otolaryngology - #17
Review use and side affects of common medications for otolaryngologic diseases.