First Report®, DepartmentAmerican Epilepsy Society 63rd Annual Meeting: December 2-4, 2009
First Report®, DepartmentAmerican Academy of Pain Medicine 2010 Annual Meeting: February 3-6, 2010
Feature, Neuromuscular DiseaseNeuromuscular disease is both common in older persons and often treatable.
Feature, Trauma Care and the Older AdultPrimary care providers should enhance their understanding of the complex issues of geriatric trauma to facilitate prevention and to assist the patient’s recovery.
Psychiatry Rounds, FeatureHelping an older adult maintain integrity throughout the process of aging is a significant aspect of geriatric care.
Pain Management, Top StoryThe opioid analgesics are among the oldest of drugs in use today, with evidence of use dating back thousands of years.
Point of View, Online ExclusivePatients have come and gone; some left because they got better, some because they did not.
Case In PointAn 87-year-old African-American woman was admitted to a community hospital for evaluation of anorexia and polyuria. Her laboratory tests showed severe renal failure.
AGS Spotlight, DepartmentAt a time when many states are limiting the availability of services, AoA programs for older adults and their caregivers are more important than ever.
Physician’s Perspective, FeatureWhile many persons who are vitamin B12-deficient have a megaloblastic anemia, this is not an essential part of the problem.
Feature, Letters to the EditorPerhaps the worst offender of PPIs is omeprazole, which is over the counter, and many patients may be taking it without their physicians’ knowledge.