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Abstract Number: 13

THE FEASIBILITY AND ACCEPTABILITY OF VIDEO VISITS FOR HOME-LIMITED ADULTS, A PILOT PROGRAM

Background: Geriatric and palliative care patients who have been discharged from hospital and are home-limited face challenges in effectively accessing ongoing healthcare and clinical follow-up after being discharged, leaving them at risk for unnecessary re-hospitalization. [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:27:24+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Innovations, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on THE FEASIBILITY AND ACCEPTABILITY OF VIDEO VISITS FOR HOME-LIMITED ADULTS, A PILOT PROGRAM

HM2018 Abstract Number: 734

A STROKE MISDIAGNOSED: A CASE OF FAMILIAL CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISESASE REVEALED

Case Presentation: A 68 year-old male with hypertension and bipolar disorder presented with a 3-week history of memory deficits, weight loss, and increasing irritability. Exam revealed disorientation, dysarthria, and left sided weakness. MRI was suggestive [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:24:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A STROKE MISDIAGNOSED: A CASE OF FAMILIAL CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISESASE REVEALED

HM2018 Abstract Number: 23

EXPECTATIONS FOR PHYSICIAN COMMUNIATION WITH FAMILY/CAREGIVERS ABOUT GERIATRIC PATIENTS’ CARE DURING HOSPITALIZATION

Background: Elderly inpatients often require the support of family and informal caregivers at transitions and yet adequacy of communication between hospital physicians and members of the patient’s social support is poorly studied.Methods: Mixed methodology survey [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:24:43+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on EXPECTATIONS FOR PHYSICIAN COMMUNIATION WITH FAMILY/CAREGIVERS ABOUT GERIATRIC PATIENTS’ CARE DURING HOSPITALIZATION

HM2018 Abstract Number: 87

CONSTANT OBSERVATION PRACTICES FOR HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS WITH COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT: A SURVEY OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS

Background: The number of individuals with dementia in the U.S., currently estimated at 5.3 million, is projected to triple by 2050. For patients with cognitive impairment, the unfamiliar and stressful hospital environment often requires constant [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:17:59+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Geriatrics, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on CONSTANT OBSERVATION PRACTICES FOR HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS WITH COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT: A SURVEY OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 24

USING A POSITIVE DEVIANCE FRAMEWORK TO INFORM PROVIDER-FAMILY COMMUNICATION ON GERIATRIC INPATIENT UNITS

Background: Family members often play a significant role in the care of geriatric patients during and after hospitalization. Both patients and families have expectations for communication with the provider team in the acute setting, but [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:31+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on USING A POSITIVE DEVIANCE FRAMEWORK TO INFORM PROVIDER-FAMILY COMMUNICATION ON GERIATRIC INPATIENT UNITS