Choosing Wisely for Older Adults in Primary Care

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jan 15, 2021 - 3:25pm CST

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This presentation (1:21:05) given by Dr. Elizabeth A. Phelan, Associate Professor in the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is part of the 2018 Winter NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center's Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series. Dr. Phelan gives an overview of the Choosing Wisely Campaign. She highlights five principles from Choosing Wisely for Older Adults that are relevant to primary care and reviews the evidence behind each. Finally, Dr. Phelan applies the Choosing Wisely evidence to actual patient cases. Presentation slides are available for download through the link. (Presentation begins at 3:03 minutes).

Elizabeth A. Phelan
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