March 2015

Treating Elderly Patients: How Old Is Too Old?

March 18, 2015

Nurse's Notes

The terminology of aging has changed over the past decade or so, and we're now using phrases such as young old (aged 60 to 69 years), middle old (aged 70 to 79 years), and the very old (aged 80+).

Factors Influencing Care Decisions for Patients With Advanced Cancer

March 12, 2015

Partner Perspectives

A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NRO14856), "Factors Influencing Cancer Care Decisions," is currently underway at the Frances Payne Bolton (FPB) School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and the Seidman Cancer Center at Case Medical Center. The study focuses on the complex practice of shared decision-making in advanced cancer patients.