1. Dementia Patients More Likely to Be Hospitalized. Dementia was associated with higher hospitalization rates in patients 65 and older and many of the admissions were preventable with better outpatient care.
2. Millions of Smokers Don’t Tell Docs that They Light Up. More than one smoker in 10 tries to hide his or her tobacco use from physicians.
3. Older Surgeons May Not Be Better Surgeons. An older, more experienced thyroid surgeon may not necessarily be the better one when it comes to avoiding postoperative complications.