News tagged with older patients

Surgeon experience aids assessment of futility

(HealthDay)—More experienced surgeons are more confident in their assessments of perceived futility, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

Sep 26, 2018
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DNR orders linked to increased mortality in older adults

(HealthDay)—For hospitalized older patients, the presence of a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order is associated with poor short-term clinical outcomes, including mortality, according to a study recently published in the Journal ...

Aug 16, 2018
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