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Clinical Trials and Older People

Do you want to be a clinical trials research volunteer? Read about the benefits and risk, and words like placebo, informed consent, and control group.

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Keywords: Clinical Trials

Considering Surgery?

Learn what to ask your doctor when you plan surgery or in case of an emergency. Get tips to choose a surgeon, get a second opinion, and assess cost.

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Keywords: Risk, Surgery, Hospitalization, Health Care

Hospital Hints

Use these checklists to prepare for your hospital stay. These tips can help your stay be a safe one.

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Spanish Version
Keywords: Hospitalization, Health Care, Physicians

Talking With Your Older Patient: A Clinician's Handbook

Learn to communicate effectively with older patients. Find out how to discuss cognitive impairment, break bad news, and work with families and caregivers.

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Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication, Training Materials for Professionals