The Patient Education Forum, DepartmentThe most common cause of arthritis in older adults is osteoarthritis (OS).
Letters to the Editor, DepartmentIt is always important to consider the adverse events and side effects associated with medications in the elderly.
AGS Spotlight, Physician’s Perspective, DepartmentThere’s no doubt that the new reform law has much to offer seniors and geriatrics healthcare professionals.
Physician's Perspective, DepartmentAt long last, the United States has agreed to a plan for “comprehensive” healthcare coverage…or has it?
Case Report, Feature, Online ExclusiveMyocardial toxicity of 5-FU should be considered in any patient with chest pain who had recent exposure to this chemotherapeutic agent.
Case Report, FeatureAn older woman with primary hyperparathyroidism had atypical mood and anxiety symptoms, confusion, and psychosis due to high calcium levels.
- Quality improvement programs appear to have led to improvement in diabetes care, particularly the processes of care.
Feature, Trauma CareAdequate resuscitation of the trauma patient begins with appropriate triage.
Psychiatry Rounds, FeatureVerbally disruptive behaviors among patients with dementia are common and can result in premature nursing home placement if continuous.
Top Story, PodiatryClinical practice suggests that older individuals have difficulty procuring shoes that are comfortable or that address a problem they are experiencing.