Volume 19 - Number 7 - July 2011

Clinical Geriatrics

Meeting Report
Meeting Report
07/21/2011

Joseph M. Keenan, MD

Joseph M. Keenan, MD
The American Thoracic Society International Conference is one of the largest and most important gatherings in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
07/21/2011
First Report®
First Report®
07/21/2011
Digestive Disease Week 2011: May 7-10, 2011; Chicago, IL
07/21/2011
First Report®
First Report®
07/21/2011
American Society of Hypertension 26th Annual Scientific Meeting and Exposition: May 21-24, 2011; New York, NY
07/21/2011
AGS Spotlight
AGS Spotlight
07/21/2011

Barney S. Spivack, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD Associate Physician Editor, Clinical Geriatrics

Barney S. Spivack, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD Associate Physician Editor, Clinical Geriatrics ...
Led by experts in a wide range of areas, the session examined the state of the art of caring for older adults.
07/21/2011
Physician's Perspective
Physician's Perspective
07/21/2011

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

Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Geriatrics  
Studies report that ECGs can successfully identify patients with proven stenosis on angiography.
07/21/2011
Case Report
Case Report
07/21/2011

Judith S.L. Partridge, MSc, MRCP; and Faye V. Wilson, MRCP  

Judith S.L. Partridge, MSc, MRCP; and Faye V. Wilson, MRCP  
Uterine prolapse is associated with morbidity due to its effects on bowel and bladder function and the propensity for patients to develop recurrent UTIs.
07/21/2011
Visual Impairment
Visual Impairment
07/21/2011

Juan Javier Servat, MD; Miguel Risco, MD; Yuri Rafael Nakasato, MD; and C. Robert Bernardino, MD

Juan Javier Servat, MD; Miguel Risco, MD; Yuri Rafael Nakasato, MD; and C. Robert Berna...
Visual impairment imposes a great social and economic burden on individuals and society alike.
07/21/2011
Cardiovascular Issues in the Older Adult
Cardiovascular Issues in the Older Adult
07/21/2011

Chang R. Na, MD; Steven Wang, MD; Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD; and Daniel G. Federman, MD

Chang R. Na, MD; Steven Wang, MD; Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD; and Daniel G. Federman, M...
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD), defined as abnormal blood flow to the lower extremities, is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the US.
07/21/2011
Case Report
Case Report
07/21/2011

Smitha Addala, MBBS, BSc, MRCP; Soma Banerjee, MBBS, BSc, MRCP; and Diane Ames, MBBS, FRCP

Smitha Addala, MBBS, BSc, MRCP; Soma Banerjee, MBBS, BSc, MRCP; and Diane Ames, MBBS, F...
Isolated hemiachromatopsia can easily be missed, and the affected individual may not be aware of the visual field defect.
07/21/2011
Patient Tip Sheets
Patient Tip Sheets
07/18/2011

AGS Foundation for Health in Aging

AGS Foundation for Health in Aging
Hot weather can be dangerous, especially for older adults.
07/18/2011