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GeriPal - A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast

Nov 22, 2016

Just in time for Thanksgiving, we are having an episode dedicated to the humble cranberry. We discuss the use of cranberries to preventing urinary tract infections with Dr. Manisha Juthani-Mehta. In addition to hearing about something called proanthocyanidin, we discuss her recent publication in JAMA on whether...

Nov 19, 2016

There are a lot of ways one can imagine on how to integrate palliative care into the intensive care unit (ICU). Today, we talk with ICU doctor and researcher, Bill Ehlenback, about his recent study of a proactive palliative care rounding intervention.

Nov 2, 2016

Truth telling is an ethical pillar of medicine. But, are there instances when it is ever ok to lie? In this episode of the GeriPal podcast we explore the use of deception and lies in modern healthcare, including those sweet little “therapeutic lies” commonly used in dementia care. For more about this topic, and...