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Michael Gordon

Michael Gordon

Dr. Gordon graduated from Brooklyn College in N.Y. and the University of St. Andrews in Scotland in Medicine. Speciality ceritificates were received in Internal and Geriatric Medicine and ethics in Canada. Medical Director-palliative care at Baycrest in Toronto and Professor at Univ. of Toronto.
 
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There are many products currently on the market that claim to provide preventative measures or cure life-altering dis...
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Medicine, Myth and Mark...
With an ever-increasing aging population in western countries, health care organizations and all the health care prof...
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Artificial Nutrition an...
This article focuses on the fight elderly members of society are facing against the end of life while acknowledging t...
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When Enough is Enough: ...
There is a body of evidence and knowledge that supports the concept that working with wood can be a very meaningful a...
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The Wonders of Wood: Co...
The main component of the costs attributable to dementia is the cost for institutional and home-based long-term care ...
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The Cost of Dementia in...
Whether it is with the many kinds of cameras available or the photography function on cell phones, it is common to se...
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Photography: Many Windo...
Gardening and the tending of plants is part of the spectrum of life-affirming activities that we can use in the care ...
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Plants are Good for the...
What is the separation between the normal and very common attribute of story-telling and the narrative of one’s life,...
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The Art of Listening Ag...
We all know about the usual influences from family members, teachers, friends and colleagues. But some influences mig...
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Special Mentors in My L...
For those of us who must respond to family members who interject the “surely, there must be more that can be done for...
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Being Rich, Famous or S...
When dealing with patients who suffer from dementia and are Holocaust survivors, treating physicians and caregivers m...
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Dementia and the Holoca...
One important step in the assessment and evaluation of cognitive impairment in geriatrics is to ascertain the level o...
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The Magic of Hearing
There is often an enormous reluctance for loved ones to broach the subject of future planning for living arrangements...
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Having the Conversation
Years ago, we were not as aware of the problems with mood- and behavior-altering drugs, but, at times, it became appa...
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Reclaiming a Parent
The essence of narrative ethics is that by delving into the person’s “story”, meanings may come forth that may give a...
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Narrative Ethics: A Pla...
The already existing and anticipated growth in the aged population over the next decade in Canada cannot be ignored. ...
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Ethical Challenges in D...
Sometimes physicians do their best to convince patients of the necessity of a treatment, and, no matter how hard the ...
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A Pacemaker Challenge
It is the ethical and professional responsibility of physicians to ensure that they have the knowledge and commitment...
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Palliative Care: Achiev...
 
 
 
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