Volume 17 - Number 09 - September, 2009

Clinical Geriatrics

09/04/2009

Debra Saliba, MD, MPH Veterans Administration GRECC and UCLA/Los Angeles Jewish Homes Borun Center, Los Angeles, California

Debra Saliba, MD, MPH Veterans Administration GRECC and UCLA/Los Angeles Jewish Homes B...
Diabetes is increasing among persons over the age of 65 years, particularly among minorities.
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Barney S. Spivack, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD Associate Physician Editor, Clinical Geriatrics

Barney S. Spivack, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD Associate Physician Editor, Clinical Geriatrics ...
We need to encourage our older patients to keep current with all of their recommended immunizations.
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09/03/2009

Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Geriatrics

Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Geriatrics
Physicians all too often reach for a “pill” as a way of treating a specific problem.
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Myron Miller, MD

Myron Miller, MD
A key determination in evaluating the patient with hyponatremia is whether hyponatremia is of dilutional, depletional, or mixed origin.
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09/03/2009

Mark Snowden, MD, MPH, Lesley Steinman, MSW, MPH, John Frederick, MD, and Nancy Wilson, MA, LMSW

Mark Snowden, MD, MPH, Lesley Steinman, MSW, MPH, John Frederick, MD, and Nancy Wilson,...
Screening is of clear benefit only in settings that have the means to offer accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and monitoring over time.
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09/03/2009

Richard Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD

Richard Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD
There are many barriers that stand in the way of proper treatment for older adults with pain.
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09/03/2009

Jaekyoung A. Hong, MD, Sara E. Williford, MD, and John D. Bisognano, MD, PhD

Jaekyoung A. Hong, MD, Sara E. Williford, MD, and John D. Bisognano, MD, PhD
Syncope/presyncope due to Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is a common complaint among patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD).
09/03/2009
09/03/2009

Ellen Dekker, MFT, and Irena F. Ginsburg, PhD Series Editor: Melinda S. Lantz, MD

Ellen Dekker, MFT, and Irena F. Ginsburg, PhD Series Editor: Melinda S. Lantz, MD ...
The following case illustration demonstrates how common interpreter errors can interfere with treatment.
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