The Clinical Trial Is Open. The Elderly Need Not Apply. – The New York Times
Paula Span presents an encounter by Dr. Ken Covinsky, geriatrician and researcher, of a clinical trial that excludes older adults. Dr. Covinsky, along with other clinicians, stress the importance of including the older adult population in clinical trials and why cleaner data does not mean accurate data.
What We Need: Geriatric Cardiology – Harvard Health Letter
Dr. Daniel E. Forman explains the need for geriatric cardiology due to the unique characteristics of these patients.
The Dangers of Leaving Elderly Patients Out of Medical Trials-PRI, The Takeaway
In this six minute radio conversation, Dr. Adam Skolnick explains the consequences of leaving elderly patients out of clinical trials, and the subsequent need for more evidence to best inform clinical decisions for older patients.
A Focus on the Heart for Older Patients – New York Times
Dr. John Dodson from NYU Langone Medical Center was featured in this New York Times article on New York City’s first Geriatric Cardiology Clinic.