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Physicians are used to using language in very special ways.
The process of prescribing medications, explaining the risks and benefits has classically been the role and responsibility of physicians with support from other health care providers such as pharmacists.
Diabetes Mellitus is very prevalent in the older population.

When I tell people that what I do professionally...

The end of one's life is always a challenge for all involved.

What ethical and legal obligations interplay when a patient admits to mild memory lapses ...

What ethical and legal obligations interplay when a patient admits to mild memory lapses but claims good function, persistently refuses cognitive tests and imaging, yet spouse and children claim the patient is decompensating? Jean-Pierre (JP) Leung
The use of artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) has become relatively commonplace

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Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Physicians are used to using language in very special ways.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
The process of prescribing medications, explaining the risks and benefits has classically been the role and responsibility of physicians with support from other health care providers such as pharmacists.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Diabetes Mellitus is very prevalent in the older population.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Elderly members of society face end of life struggles while acknowledging physical and mental difficulties associated with the coming of life's end.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
The end of one's life is always a challenge for all involved.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
The use of artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) has become relatively commonplace
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
With the rapidly increasing numbers of elders in North American Society, the prevalence of those living with dementia is clearly on the increase.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
It is clear to anyone who has cared for someone experiencing dementia that the issues of memory and recall are not the ones that play havoc with the individual and their caregivers, but the behavioural challenges.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
The last decade has seen an enormous growth in the interest in the recognition of and intervention in those diagnosed and living with the whole range of cognitive impairment and frank dementia.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
The prevalence of dementia appears to be increasing in most western countries.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
There are pros and cons of the new digital world.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
CPR is one of the most dramatic undertakings in medicine, putting aside military medicine which is in a class by itself.

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Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Elderly members of society face end of life struggles while acknowledging physical and mental difficulties associated with the coming of life's end.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
It is clear to anyone who has cared for someone experiencing dementia that the issues of memory and recall are not the ones that play havoc with the individual and their caregivers, but the behavioural challenges.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
There are pros and cons of the new digital world.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Most health care professionals involved in eldercare have had the experience that some of those we look after seem to be able to recall past experiences with a degree of intensity that may be very disquieting and may even lead to what gets interpreted as agitated behaviour.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
As I entered the living room, I could see the small walnut side table my wife emailed me about while I was away.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
What I found surprising about the National Post article was that one would think after reading it that offering dying patients more choices in their end-of-life care was a novel idea...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Often in a geriatric medicine practice one of the salient complaints by families is how often their loved one tells them the same thing over and over again.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Often in a geriatric medicine practice one of the salient complaints by families is how often their loved one tells them the same thing over and over again.
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...the addition of three highly distinguished physicians to its Dementia Educational...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
I am reading the biography of a well-known author. Like other biographies...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
I recently saw the movie, The Iron Lady that looks at the developmental and political life of...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Dementia poses many difficult challenges and choices to those living with the condition...
Parenting Your Parents: Interview with Dr. Michael Gordon, the Editor-in-Chief of the Dementia Educational Resource @HealthPlexus