Volume 18 - Number 03 - March, 2010

Clinical Geriatrics

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American Epilepsy Society 63rd Annual Meeting: December 2-4, 2009
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American Academy of Pain Medicine 2010 Annual Meeting: February 3-6, 2010
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Evelyn Gleeson, MB BCh, and Leslie Wolfson, MD

Evelyn Gleeson, MB BCh, and Leslie Wolfson, MD
Neuromuscular disease is both common in older persons and often treatable.
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Miklosh Bala, MD, and Jay Menaker, MD, FACEP Series Editors: Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP, and Deborah M. Stein, MD, MPH, FACS

Miklosh Bala, MD, and Jay Menaker, MD, FACEP Series Editors: Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGS...
Primary care providers should enhance their understanding of the complex issues of geriatric trauma to facilitate prevention and to assist the patient’s recovery.
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Melinda S. Lantz, MD

Melinda S. Lantz, MD
Helping an older adult maintain integrity throughout the process of aging is a significant aspect of geriatric care.
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David R.P. Guay, PharmD, FCP, FCCP, FASCP

David R.P. Guay, PharmD, FCP, FCCP, FASCP
The opioid analgesics are among the oldest of drugs in use today, with evidence of use dating back thousands of years.
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Daniel J. Luchins, MD

Daniel J. Luchins, MD
Patients have come and gone; some left because they got better, some because they did not.
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Case In Point
Case In Point
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Ahmad Waseef, MD, and Sonia Borra, MD

Ahmad Waseef, MD, and Sonia Borra, MD
An 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.
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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 ...
At a time when many states are limiting the availability of services, AoA programs for older adults and their caregivers are more important than ever.
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Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Geriatrics

Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Geriatrics
While many persons who are vitamin B12-deficient have a megaloblastic anemia, this is not an essential part of the problem.
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Richard Ackermann, MD

Richard Ackermann, MD
Perhaps the worst offender of PPIs is omeprazole, which is over the counter, and many patients may be taking it without their physicians’ knowledge.
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