Grandma stopped eating…

During my geri-psych rotation, a surprising common reason for referral was: not wanting to eat, please evaluate. Really? Geri-psych? Is that really a thing? Sometimes, it is the chief complaint in the emergency department. And most of emergency physicians would probably pause and ask "What do I know about this?", and answer, "nope, nothing". I discovered …

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About Me

I am an emergency physician recently graduated from Université Laval. Being passionate about geriatric care, I am pursuing my training with a year long fellowship in geriatric emergency Medicine in Toronto. You will see in this blog reflections about what I learned this week in the geriatric field. Of course, it will be colored by my opinions and thoughts! I hope you will learn something from it as well! Enjoy!

Hip fracture Co-Management

Hip fractures in our older adults population are common and carry a significant increase in mortality and morbidity. Some sources stated 60% mortality at 6 months and many who survived will not recover their baseline independence. It is deadly. Here, they have an interesting way to manage their hip fracture population based on a few …

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