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Gerontologists outline how doctors can bridge communication gap with older patients

Posted by 4starshost.com on October 30, 2012

Assuming that all elderly patients are frail, dependent, hard of hearing or cognitively impaired can lead to a patronizing communication style that many older people find disrespectful, he said. Two-thirds of people 65 and older don’t understand.

 

Read more: http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2012/10/29/hlsa1029.htm

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