AGS Spotlight, DepartmentEating problems are frequent complications in patients with advanced dementia, and this complication is associated with high mortality.
Physicians Perspective, DepartmentBradycardia is defined as any slow heart rhythm with a rate under 60 beats per minute.
Feature, Musculoskeletal DisordersOsteoporotic pelvic fractures, including sacral insufficiency fractures, are on the rise, particularly with the increasing elderly population.
FeatureThere are multiple factors that may cause or precipitate OAB symptoms, which must be addressed to ensure correct diagnosis.
Infectious Disease, FeatureLegionella is among the three most common causes of severe pneumonia in the community and likely will require an ICU admission.
Feature, Diabetes in the ElderlyThe macrovascular complications of diabetes are the main cause of morbidity and mortality in elderly patients with diabetes.
Top StoryHearing loss is very common in the elderly, and leads to impairments in many domains of life.