Volume 19 - Number 1 - January 2011

Clinical Geriatrics

02/03/2011
The idea of “brain fitness” as a means to retain cognitive skills is not a new concept to physicians.
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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 ...
The last several years of SGR-induced uncertainty have taken a toll.
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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 the winter can be a magical and joyous time of the year, for many it brings life-changing concerns and realistic problems.
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Peter Gibbs, DO, and Dean Gianakos, MD, FACP

Peter Gibbs, DO, and Dean Gianakos, MD, FACP
In elderly patients, soft-tissue infections can be devastating.
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02/03/2011

Shaida Talebreza Brandon, MD, Byron Bair, MD, and Roger Kathol, MD

Shaida Talebreza Brandon, MD, Byron Bair, MD, and Roger Kathol, MD
The use of a collaborative care model in the treatment of depression ensures that evidence-based recommendations are carried out correctly and efficiently.
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02/03/2011

Mark A. McElhannon, MD, and Sana Muneer, MD

Mark A. McElhannon, MD, and Sana Muneer, MD
Brain metastases are discovered on imaging studies, with contrast-enhanced MRI being the most sensitive modality available.
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02/03/2011

Richard Grant, MD, Janice Fey, RN, MSN, CRNP, Donna B. Fedus, MA, and Jennifer W. Campbell, MA, MSW, PhD

Richard Grant, MD, Janice Fey, RN, MSN, CRNP, Donna B. Fedus, MA, and Jennifer W. Campb...
Physician decision-making about NFCE rests solely with clinical evaluation of the patient.
02/03/2011
02/03/2011

Birju B. Patel, MD, FACP, and N. Wilson Holland, MD, FACP

Birju B. Patel, MD, FACP, and N. Wilson Holland, MD, FACP
Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (AChEIs) are typically prescribed to treat symptoms of cognitive and functional decline in patients with AD and other dementias.
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02/03/2011

Tony C. Ning, MD, and Robert T. Keenan, MD, MPH

Tony C. Ning, MD, and Robert T. Keenan, MD, MPH
There are differences in the clinical features and approaches to the treatment of gout in the elderly as compared with the general population.
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01/18/2011
While having good genes certainly helps, a growing body of research suggests that how well you age depends largely on you and what you do.
01/18/2011