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Elderly patients 

Elderly patients
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Elderly patients
Author(s):

Susan Derby

, Roma Tickoo

, and Reggie Saldivar

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199332342.003.0038
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date: 12 November 2018

This chapter is organized into two main sections. The first section provides an overview of special concerns of older patients at the end of life. The second section focuses on the assessment and management of common symptoms experienced by this population at the end of life.

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