Welcome, Family Practice residents. This post provides access to materials for our upcoming session. Viewing them may work better if you save them to your machine rather than running them on the site.

Other visitors, welcome as well. These PowerPoints and other resources are part of our Community Geriatrics teaching program for Family Practice residents.


Frailty Introduction
Mobility Failure
Evidence Based Approach To Falls 2008
Cognitive Impairment
Keeping frail Out of the Hospital-

This item is miscellaneous references on relatively non-clinical topics, many of them from my own website:

Here I present case vignettes from my book A Bitter Pill, to give you a flavor of homebound frail elderly people, and possibly to serve as a basis for discussion:
Clinical Narratives from A Bitter Pill

About John Sloan

John Sloan is a senior academic physician in the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia, and has spent most of his 40 years' practice caring for the frail elderly in Vancouver. He is the author of "A Bitter Pill: How the Medical System is Failing the Elderly", published in 2009 by Greystone Books. His innovative primary care practice for the frail elderly has been adopted by Vancouver Coastal Health and is expanding. Dr. Sloan lectures throughout North America on care of the elderly.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s