Care of Geriatric Patients in the Time of COVID-19

UCSF geriatrician and pulmonologist Leah Witt, MD, discusses how to identify high-risk senior patients, the most common course of the disease, useful monitoring methods and important follow-up on hospitalized patients after discharge. She also offers guidance on talking to geriatric patients about their wishes should they become critically ill, as well as resources for doctors and patients. Click the link below for quick access to her useful graphics.

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Leah Witt, MD.

Leah Witt, MD

Dr. Leah Witt is a geriatrician – a specialist in health concerns related to aging – who provides care for geriatric patients in both the clinic and hospital, including advance care planning. She is also a pulmonologist, a specialist in ...

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