Prescribing of oral anticoagulants in the emergency department and subsequent long-term use by older adults with atrial fibrillation
Dr. Clare Atzema discusses her study which showed that patients at risk of stroke who are prescribed anticoagulant medications at the ER when being treated for AFib are more likely to fill those prescriptions.
Sex-based trajectories of health system use in lonely and not lonely older people: a population-based cohort study
Savage RD, Sutradhar R, Luo J, Strauss R, Guan J, Rochon PA, Gruneir A, Sanmartin C, Goel V, Rosella LC, Stall NM, Chamberlain SA, Yu C, Bronskill SE. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2024; Feb 26 [Epub ahead of print].
Estimated mortality risk and use of palliative care services among home care clients during the last 6 months of life: a retrospective cohort study
Murmann M, Manuel DG, Tanuseputro P, Bennett C, Pugliese M, Li W, Roberts R, Hsu AT. CMAJ. 2024;