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Mr. Samuel is an 85-year-old man who was sent to the Emergency Room for treatment of pneumonia. You are on your medical rotation and your resident asks you to admit him. You learn from his transfer documents that he has lived in the nursing home for the past two years. His medical problems include: dementia, significant enough that he can no longer recognize his family members and needs help with dressing and bathing, although he can still walk with a cane and feed himself; and, hypertension, for which he takes a beta blocker and aspirin. Surgical history is significant for a hernia repair and cholecystectomy.
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Rebecca Rosen, MD, Sansum Clinic. Restraints (Mr. Samuel). POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/webgem/8938