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As North Carolina slowly opens up after the first wave of coronavirus, it is a wise time to discuss the wishes of frail elders in the event they contract it in a second wave. Geriatrician Leslie Kernisan provides expertise that can inform the discussion.
In a University of Minnesota study, patients who had seen a geriatrics team were a quarter less likely to become disabled, half as likely to develop depression, and 40% less likely to require home health services. Does this mean you should change who you see for primary care?