Volume 18 - Number 08 - September, 2010

Clinical Geriatrics

09/15/2010

Sajid A. Surve, DO, Deanna M. Janora, MD, and Richard T. Jermyn, DO

Sajid A. Surve, DO, Deanna M. Janora, MD, and Richard T. Jermyn, DO
In addition to medications for relieving pain, elderly patients are increasingly turning to complementary and alternative therapies.
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Thelma L. Skare, MD, Eveline Roesler, MD, and Felipe Bataglin, MD

Thelma L. Skare, MD, Eveline Roesler, MD, and Felipe Bataglin, MD
Common sense states that rheumatic pain is frequent in older people, and this may be due to a high prevalence of osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.
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Guest Commentary
Guest Commentary
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Aaron S. Geller, MD

Aaron S. Geller, MD
Once patients experience euphoria, they seek escalating opioid doses to avoid dysphoria.
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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
Reassurance and baseline pain relief with non-narcotic medications may help in many cases to reduce the need for more significant pain medication.
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Panayiotis D. Tsitouras, MD

Panayiotis D. Tsitouras, MD
The prevalence of diabetic peripheral neuropathies is significantly higher in older persons with diabetes.
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Carolyn R. Zaleon, PharmD, and Marcos Montagnini, MD, FACP

Carolyn R. Zaleon, PharmD, and Marcos Montagnini, MD, FACP
Persistent pain is a common problem in older adults.
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Nicole Ulrich and Neil Baum, MD

Nicole Ulrich and Neil Baum, MD
Nonhernia causes of inguinal pain in the elderly can be diagnosed with a thorough history and physical exam.
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Richard T. Jermyn, DO, Deanna M. Janora, MD, and Sajid A. Surve, DO

Richard T. Jermyn, DO, Deanna M. Janora, MD, and Sajid A. Surve, DO
Physicians and healthcare providers must assess all of their elderly patients for pain.
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Deanna M. Janora, MD, Richard T. Jermyn, DO, and Sajid A. Surve, DO

Deanna M. Janora, MD, Richard T. Jermyn, DO, and Sajid A. Surve, DO
By selecting the appropriate combination of medications and interventions, clinicians can help manage their patients’ pain and improve the quality of their lives.
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