Volume 20 - Number 1 - January 2012

Clinical Geriatrics

Tip Sheets for Older Adults
Tip Sheets for Older Adults
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Unfortunately, older people are more vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) than younger adults.
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Physician's Perspective
Physician's Perspective
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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
Individuals who have been on tramadol for a prolonged period of time must be placed on a tapering regimen that varies.
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AGS Spotlight
AGS Spotlight
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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 ...
Roughly half of all Americans infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) will be 50 years of age or older by 2015.
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First Report®
First Report®
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2011 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual Meeting and Exhibition: November 16-18, 2011; Pheonix, AZ
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Nutrition in the Elderly
Nutrition in the Elderly
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Nicoleta Ionica, MD; Mariaileen Sourwine, MD; Charmaine D. Rochester, PharmD; and Nanette I. Steinle, MD Series Editor: Nanette I. Steinle, MD

Nicoleta Ionica, MD; Mariaileen Sourwine, MD; Charmaine D. Rochester, PharmD; and Nanet...
Vitamin B12, one of the most complex vitamins in nature, plays an important role in various essential functions of the body.
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Pain Management
Pain Management
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Fade Mahmoud, MD; and Rajesh R. Tampi, MD, MS, FAPA 

Fade Mahmoud, MD; and Rajesh R. Tampi, MD, MS, FAPA 
When treating elders, the goal is to optimize their function and mobility.
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Neurological Disorders and Diseases
Neurological Disorders and Diseases
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David A. Casey, MD; Colleen Northcott, MD; Keith Stowell, MD; Lina Shihabuddin, MD; and Mercedes Rodriguez-Suarez, MD

David A. Casey, MD; Colleen Northcott, MD; Keith Stowell, MD; Lina Shihabuddin, MD; and...
Adopting a palliative care approach to manage end-of-life care issues in patients with a terminal illness can help prevent unnecessary suffering.
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