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Published on :  | By Liza Cohen

Review: Prioritization, ageism, and how COVID-19 impacts the elderly

This article comes from the European Cardiology Review: Released on 4/27/2020. Researchers detail the ethical decision-making issues when treating elderly patients with coronavirus disease globally and specifically in Madrid, Spain, an area hit particularly hard by COVID-19. Prioritization, Ageism, and Read More
Published on :  | By Liza Cohen

Review: Characteristics of U.S. nursing homes with COVID‐19 cases

This article discusses that across the US, nursing homes are reporting a high number of COVID-19 deaths among residents. As of May 21, 2020, at least 35,000 COVID-19 deaths in the US were of nursing home or long-term care facility Read More
This review was posted on behalf of Lauren Albert, IU School of Medicine student, and reviewed by Dr. Kathleen Unroe, IU School of Medicine Associate Professor, geriatrician, and IU Center for Aging Research Scientist. Intro 4 nursing homes in the Read More
This article details an Ontario acute care hospital’s response to COVID-19 outbreaks in nearby nursing homes. The hospital explained the partnership in four phases: “1) engagement, relationship and trust-building; 2) environmental scan, team-building and immediate response; 3) early phase response; Read More
Published on :  | By James Dudley

Pharmacogenetics is Like Fishing

How Similes Helped Communicate Complex Health Topics to Patients By Courtney Moore, Senior Designer, Research Jam (Indiana CTSI’s Patient Engagement Core) 3 Minute Read Informed consent is critical to medical research, but it is frequently challenging. It’s vital that patients Read More

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