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Senior Living: Here’s the discussion to have with doctors before surgery

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By Judith Graham Contributing writer, Kaiser Health News It’s a common complaint: Surgeons don’t help older adults and their families understand the impact of surgery in terms people can understand, even though older patients face a higher risk of complications after surgery. Nor do they routinely engage in “shared decision-making,” which involves finding out what’s most important to patients and...

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