About GEMCAST

GEMCAST is a Geriatric Emergency Medicine Podcast: A series of lectures on clinical topics to help physicians, trainees, nurses, and paramedics who take care of older adults, particularly in the acute care setting. GEMCAST grew out of a desire to help share expertise in the fields of geriatrics and emergency medicine. By the year 2020, older adults (age 65 and over) will account for 25% of Emergency Department (ED) visits. Caring for older adults well requires an awareness of the syndromes that affect them, the common disease processes that bring them to the ED, and the frequent atypical presentations they may have.

Funding:

GEMCAST is supported by a generous grant from the John A. Hartford foundation and the Atlantic Philanthropies through a practice change leaders enhancements award.

Disclaimer:

By listening to this podcast, you agree not to use this podcast or website as medical advice to treat any medical condition in either yourself or others, including but not limited to patients that you are treating. Consult your own physician for any medical issues that you may be having. This entire disclaimer also applies to any guests or contributors to the podcast or website. Under no circumstances shall this podcast, website, or any contributors to it be responsible for damages arising from use of the podcast. Furthermore, this podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast.

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This podcast uses sounds from freesound.org by HerbertBoland and Jobro.

The spoken audio content on GEMCAST is © Christina Shenvi and GEMCAST, 2015-current. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Christina Shenvi and gempodcast.com with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

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