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Tube Feeding (Mrs. Perry)

Tube Feeding (Mrs. Perry)

 Sarah Hallen, MD, Maine Medical Center, Caroline Vitale, MD, University of Michigan
 Amit Shah, MD; Carol Howe, MD, MLS; Kathryn Callahan, MD; Cynthia Brown, MD, MSPH; Rosanne Leipzig, MD, PhD
Tue, 10/16/2012 - 5:21pm
Date Updated:  
Tue, 10/16/2012 - 5:21pm

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Mrs. Perry is an 88-year-old widow with Alzheimer’s dementia. She was admitted from home to the surgical service after sustaining a right hip fracture. The patient was taken urgently to surgery and had an uncomplicated repair.





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Sarah Hallen, MD, Maine Medical Center and Caroline Vitale, MD, University of Michigan. Tube Feeding (Mrs. Perry). POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from:

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