Palliative care in the ED

Palliative care in the ED. Two things that does not seem to be related and even counter-intuitive! In the ED, we save lives right?! Right! But not at all price. I did a presentation with a palliative care physician, Dr Russell Goldman from the Tammy Latner Center for Palliative Care about this topic and he taught …

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House calls

Today I spent the day with Dr Mark Nowaczynski, the founder and director of the program called "House calls". Their mission is to provide best possible care AT HOME for older adults who are not longer mobile to go out and see their doctors. It was a great day. We diagnosed pneumonia, followed up on …

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Senior-Friendly Emergency Department Course: A sharing experience

January 20th was an incredible day. Firs of all, it was sunny in Vancouver and I could see the mountains from my hotel room. But most importantly, I spent the day with a team of expert in geriatric emergency medicine and 140 motivated and eager health care professionals who wished to know and to do …

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