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Preventative Screening for Elderly Patients: When to Stop and What to Stop

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Preventative Screening for Elderly Patients: When to Stop and What to Stop

Guest: Ying Ying (Christina) Chen, M.D. Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD) Preventative health care becomes more complicated as patients age. Do screening tests continue to improve the quality and duration of…
August 6, 2019
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Preventative Screening for Elderly Patients: When to Stop and What to Stop

Guest: Ying Ying (Christina) Chen, M.D. 

Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD

Preventative health care becomes more complicated as patients age. Do screening tests continue to improve the quality and duration of our elderly patient’s lives? Dr. Christina Chen discusses her process for determining the appropriateness of preventative health screening for patients over 65 and steps through what a generalist should know about the comprehensive geriatric assessment to help maximize independence for our patients. 

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