HM2017 Abstract Number: 52

GERIATRICS EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTIONS FOR HOSPITALISTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Background: With nearly 12.3 million inpatient discharges per year attributed to geriatric patients, hospitalists need to be proficient in the practice of geriatric medicine. Our objective was to conduct a systematic literature review to identify [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 51

FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DNR ORDERS ON ADMISSION IN JAPAN

Background: Although code status discussion does not routinely happen at hospitals in Japan, many people reportedly start to think of their end of life issue and would like to express it, according to questionnaire survey [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 50

DELIRIUM DETECTION BY A SIMPLIFIED EEG DEVICE IN GENERAL MEDICINE HOSPITALIST SERVICE AND ORTHOPEDIC SERVICE

Background: Delirium is a prevalent and dangerous state of confusion that affects millions >65 years of age (1-3). Delirium is underdiagnosed and undertreated due to lack of effective screening methods (4, 5).  Undetected delirium in [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 48

SURVIVAL AFTER ADJUVANT AND NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH TRIPLE NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER: A CLEVELAND CLINIC EXPERIENCE

Background: Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) comprises of approximately 15% of the total breast cancers. There is limited data on treatment outcome of these patients in elderly population. We report our experience with elderly patients [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 47

CHARLSON COMORBIDITY INDEX FOR PREDICTING SHORT-TERM OUTCOMES IN HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS

Background: The Charlson comorbidity index (CCI) has been one of the most commonly used and validated prognostication tools. In addition to being a valuable resource for health services researchers, the CCI is being used in [...]

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