Psychiatry RoundsWhen depression is diagnosed, it must be determined whether depression is affecting the patient’s decision-making capacity, particularly in end-of-life situations.
Medication ToxicityThe severity of anticholingeric side effects, if not those of blatant toxicity, is extremely variable.
- Breast cancer treatment options are evolving rapidly, with novel therapies being developed every year.
Case ReportAcute ascending paralysis secondary to hyperkalemia is a serious but reversible medical emergency.
Case ReportClinicians should remain vigilant for milk-alkali syndrome (MAS) in elderly patients presenting with hypercalcemia.
Physician’s PerspectiveThis issue of Clinical Geriatrics marks the beginning of a new series of articles focusing on Cancer in Older Adults.
AGS SpotlightI hope you’ll join the AGS in its continued efforts on behalf of key provisions that will enhance care for America’s older adults.
Tip Sheets for Older AdultsPatient Tip Sheet provided by the AGS Foundation for Health in Aging.
CommentaryImpartial questions should always be asked when a pharmaceutical company sponsors a major clinical trial.
Medicare UpdateThere is concern that proposed changes in hospice reimbursements could somehow result in a decrease in access for patients in need of hospice.