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AVOID THE PITFALLS OF AGE-BASED PRECONCEPTIONS: SUICIDE ATTEMPT IN A NONAGENARIAN

A 92-year-old Caucasian woman is a resident in a continuing care retirement community and was transferred to the nursing home section after acute hospitalization for recurrent right-sided malignant pleural effusion for which she had a tunnel pleural catheter inserted. Prior to this, she was in the independent living section and was independent of all basic and instrumental activities of daily living. She is now deconditioned, requires a rollator walker for walking around the facility, and needs some assistance with bathing … Download the full article below.


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