Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) – What every Geriatrician and Palliative Care Clinician Should Know

On this podcast, GeriPal talks with Elizabeth Lindenberger and Kara Bischoff about what every geriatrician and palliative care clinician should know about ALS.

Topics include: prognosis in ALS, disease modifying therapies (and when/if to discontinue, advance care planning in ALS, the role of embedding geriatrics/palliative care in ALS clinics, interventions in ALS (noninvasive ventilation, PEG tubes, and trachs), and symptom management as the disease progress.

Links: GeriPal (11/2021)