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Objective: To determine whether dementia status and medical burden were independent predictors of emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations in older patients from an urban geriatric practice participating in a primary care based cognitive screening program. Participants and Methods: A...
Background: Recently, experts have included information therapy (Ix) as a method for increasing clinician-patient communication, patient adherence, patient understanding of diagnosis and treatment options, and reduction in hospitalizations. Methods: This study, a secondary, retrospective analysis...