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Clinical Briefs for Monday, March 23

Millions of seniors live in counties with no ICU beds, posing extra coronavirus dangers … Act’s passage means more masks for healthcare workers fighting COVID-19 … CDC provides guidance on when workers should return after suspected/confirmed COVID-19 … Eating more protein could help ward off atrial fibrillation in women

Dr. Angelo Volandes

What ‘do everything’ can mean

The day I met Mrs. Bartlett at my hospital, she was an 89-year-old long-stay nursing home resident with moderate-to-severe dementia who was being transferred to my hospitalist service for shortness of breath. Her family had never discussed what kind of medical care she would want.

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