Care of Geriatric Patients in the Time of COVID-19

Care of Geriatric Patients in the Time of COVID-19

UCSF geriatrician and pulmonologist Leah Witt, MD, discusses how to identify high-risk senior patients, the most common course of the disease, useful monitoring methods and important follow-up on hospitalized patients after discharge. She also offers guidance on talking to geriatric patients about their wishes should they become critically ill, as well as resources for doctors and patients. Click the link below for quick access to her useful graphics.

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Published

April 30, 2020

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UCSF MedConnection

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