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Assessing the Older Adult: Approach to the Patient

"The Texas Tech Medcast is a podcast for medical residents, medical students, practicing physicians, and others involved in medical education and high quality, patient-centered primary care." "This episode addresses techniques for obtaining a health history from an older adult, focusing on the physician's demeanor, communication style, and approach to the patient. Learning Objectives: the physician audience should be able to: Adjust the environment for a visit with an older patient; Shape the content & pace of the visit; Effectively elicit symptoms from the patients; and Address the cultural dimensions of aging Podcast Pearl: Seven tips for effectively communicating with an older patient during an office visit There is also a Fact Sheet at:... Show More


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