Case ReportAs the US population ages, primary care physicians will be faced with difficult challenges when treating medical conditions in the very elderly.
Case ReportCAA is a common cause of ICH in elderly patients and is associated with a high rate of recurrence.
DepartmentHealth centers must sponsor training in primary care and must be accredited “sponsoring institutions” to receive funds.
Physician's PerspectiveCardiac disease remains the number one cause of morbidity and mortality in the elderly.
TelemedicineHome telemonitoring will likely become increasingly utilized in the coming years, due to the emphasis on reduction in costs through healthcare reform.
Case ReportCobalamin (vitamin B12) deficiency is both common and relatively benign if properly identified and treated.
Infectious DiseaseMRSA infection used to be exclusively associated with acquisition from hospitals, nursing facilities, dialysis units, and other skilled healthcare settings.
Cardiovascular Issues in the Older AdultValvular heart disease accounts for 10% to 20% of all cardiac surgical procedures in the US, and 2/3s of all heart valve operations are aortic valve replacements.
DepartmentAmerican Epilepsy Society 64th Annual Meeting December 3-7, 2010 San Antonio, TX