Volume 19 - Number 2 - February 2011

Clinical Geriatrics

02/23/2011

Ashraf Y. Qaqa, MD, Ernest E. Federici, MD, Addi Suleiman, MD, Irvin Goldfarb, MD, and Fayez Shamoon, MD

Ashraf Y. Qaqa, MD, Ernest E. Federici, MD, Addi Suleiman, MD, Irvin Goldfarb, MD, and ...
The potential of MAC to cause symptomatic obstruction of the mitral valve may not be fully appreciated.
02/23/2011
Physician's Perspective
Physician's Perspective
02/18/2011

Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Geriatrics

Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Geriatrics
Informed consent is the process by which a fully informed person can participate in specific choices concerning his or her healthcare.
02/18/2011
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
02/18/2011

Sharon Leung, MD, Darlene LeFrancois, MD, and Lewis A. Eisen, MD

Sharon Leung, MD, Darlene LeFrancois, MD, and Lewis A. Eisen, MD
Zoledronic acid was approved for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
02/18/2011
Point of View
Point of View
02/18/2011

Sangeeta Sastry, MD, and John E. Snyder, MS, MD, FACP

Sangeeta Sastry, MD, and John E. Snyder, MS, MD, FACP
It is important to examine, in general, the rationale behind the placement of gastrostomy tubes in hospitalized patients.
02/18/2011
Medicare Update
Medicare Update
02/18/2011

Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD Series Editor: Barney S. Spivack, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD

Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD Series Editor: Barney S. Spivack, MD, FA...
Perhaps nowhere are incentives more misaligned than they are when it comes to providing urgent care to a nursing home resident.
02/18/2011
02/18/2011

Marco Ruiz, MD, MPH, and Charles Cefalu, MD, MS

Marco Ruiz, MD, MPH, and Charles Cefalu, MD, MS
Frailty syndrome is characterized by reduced physiologic reserve affecting multiple organ systems.
02/18/2011
02/18/2011

Mark J. Simone, MD, and Jonathan S. Appelbaum, MD

Mark J. Simone, MD, and Jonathan S. Appelbaum, MD
Older adults who are LGBT are a vulnerable group with specific healthcare needs that are largely unrecognized by healthcare professionals.
02/18/2011
Geriatrics
Geriatrics
02/18/2011

Jessica W. Weiss, MD, Amanda F. Petrik, MS, and Micah L. Thorp, DO, MPH

Jessica W. Weiss, MD, Amanda F. Petrik, MS, and Micah L. Thorp, DO, MPH
Given the high prevalence and increasing incidence of chronic kidney disease (CKD), the identification and management of patients need to be optimized.
02/18/2011