Joseph H. Kahn
Boston University
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This article focuses on confidentiality and capacity issues affecting patients receiving care in the emergency department. The patient-physician relationship begins with presumed confidentiality. The article also clarifies instances where a physician may be required to break confidentiality for the safety of patients or others. This article then discusses risk management issues relevant to determining a patient's capacity to accept or decline medical care in the emergency department setting. Sit...
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#1Christopher C. Gruenberg (BMC: Boston Medical Center)H-Index: 1
#2Alan H. Breaud (BMC: Boston Medical Center)H-Index: 5
Last. Joseph H. Kahn (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 7
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Abstract Background Emergency department observation units (EDOUs) are used frequently for low-risk chest pain evaluations. Objective The purpose of this study was to determine whether geriatric compared to non-geriatric patients evaluated in an EDOU for chest pain have differences in unscheduled 30-day re-presentation, length of stay (LOS), and use of stress testing. Methods We conducted an exploratory, retrospective, cohort study at a single academic, urban ED of all adult patients placed in a...
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#1Joseph H. Kahn (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 7
#2Brendan G. Magauran (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 7
Last. Kalpana Narayan Shankar (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 6
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The number of geriatric visits to United States emergency departments continues to rise. This article reviews demographics, statistics, and future projections in geriatric emergency medicine. Included are discussions of US health care spending, geriatric emergency departments, prehospital care, frailty of geriatric patients, delirium, geriatric trauma, geriatric screening and prediction tools, medication safety, long-term care, and palliative care.
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#1Lauren M. Nentwich (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 5
#2Brendan G. Magauran (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 7
Last. Joseph H. Kahn (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 7
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#1Joseph R. Pare (BMC: Boston Medical Center)H-Index: 8
#2Joseph H. Kahn (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 7
: Stroke should not solely be considered a disease of the elderly, and racial disparities are most evident among young adults. Acute stroke can present at any age and it is important to be familiar with the evaluation and treatment of stroke to provide timely care. The National Institute of Health Stroke Scale helps physicians objectively evaluate stroke patients. This article presents an overview of basic information on neuroanatomy, pathophysiology, and stroke syndromes.
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