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  1. Last Updated 08/01/2012

    Sixty percent of new cancers are diagnosed in patients 65 years and older. Cancer is the leading cause of death for men and women age 60-79. Healthcare professionals are making strides in addressing this issue through comprehensive risk ...

  2. Last Updated 09/28/2012

    Nutrition for the older adult with cancer needs to be assessed in a comprehensive manner to promote quality of life. An interprofessional approach should be used for nutrition management. This module examines nutrition in the older adult with ...

  3. Last Updated 04/24/2014

    For older adults, cancer may be a more challenging experience due to additional health-related challenges for the patient as ...

  4. Last Updated 04/24/2014

    "Transitional care is defined as a set of actions designed to ensure the coordination and continuity of health care as patients transfer between different locations or different levels of care ...

  5. Last Updated 04/24/2014

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    Medicare states that discharge planning is "A process used to decide what a patient needs for a smooth transition from one level of care to another."
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  6. Last Updated 01/21/2020

    Sleep in Older Adults - Pharmacotherapy is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially ...

  7. Last Updated 03/07/2016

    Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially ...

  8. Last Updated 09/02/2016

    Recognition of Advanced Illness and Impending Death is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. ...

  9. Last Updated 04/19/2017

    Multiple Myeloma  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural ...

  10. Last Updated 11/01/2016

    Osteoarthritis: An Overview is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for ...

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