Volume 20 - Number 2 - February 2012

Clinical Geriatrics

02/25/2012

Robert A. norman, DO, MPH; and Joseph Salhab

Robert A. norman, DO, MPH; and Joseph Salhab
Bullous pemphigoid is a common autoimmune disease that typically afflicts older adults.
02/25/2012
Case Report
Case Report
02/13/2012

Krishna P. Aparanji, MD; Suneetha Annavarappu, MD; Robin O. Russell, MD; and TS Dharmarajan, MD, FACP, AGSF Dr. Aparanji is a Fellow in Geriatric Medicine, Dr. Annavarappu is a Resident in Medicine, Dr. Russell is an Attending in Geriatric Medicine, and Dr. Dharmarajan is Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine, and Clinical Director of Geriatrics, Montefiore Medical Center (North Division), Bronx, NY. Dr. Russell is also Assistant Professor of Medicine and Dr. Dharmarajan is Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean, New York Medical College, Valhalla.    

Krishna P. Aparanji, MD; Suneetha Annavarappu, MD; Robin O. Russell, MD; and TS Dharmar...
Much can be done to prevent pill- or medication-induced esophagitis.
02/13/2012
First Report®
First Report®
02/13/2012
2011 American College of Rheumatology (ACR)/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) Annual Meeting: November 5-9, 2011; Chicago, IL
02/13/2012
First Report®
First Report®
02/13/2012
49th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA): October 20-23, 2011; Boston, MA
02/13/2012
Medication Use/Misuse
Medication Use/Misuse
02/13/2012

Jerome Reichmister, MD; and Peter Jay, MD Drs. Reichmister and Jay are orthopedic surgeons from OrthoMaryland. Dr. Reichmister is also Chairman, Department of Orthopedics, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, MD.

Jerome Reichmister, MD; and Peter Jay, MD Drs. Reichmister and Jay are orthopedic surge...
Seniors are at risk of developing idiopathic osteoporosis and secondary osteoporosis subsequent to various medical conditions.
02/13/2012
Nutrition in the Elderly
Nutrition in the Elderly
02/13/2012

Kristen Hood Watson, MD; Sruti Chandrasekran, MD; and Nanette I. Steinle, MD Series Editor: Nanette I. Steinle, MD Drs. Watson, Chandrasekran, and Steinle are from the Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Steinle is also from the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Baltimore, MD.  

Kristen Hood Watson, MD; Sruti Chandrasekran, MD; and Nanette I. Steinle, MD Series Edi...
Advancing age is associated with a slower metabolic rate, declines in muscle and bone mass, reduced total body water, and an increase in body fat.
02/13/2012
Washington Update
Washington Update
02/13/2012
In January 2012, the AGS continued its public policy advocacy efforts aimed to cut in Medicare payments to physicians and other healthcare providers.
02/13/2012
Physician's Perspective
Physician's Perspective
02/01/2012

Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP

Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP
The importance of addressing matters of the heart is widely recognized, whereas maintenance of ophthalmic health may be marginalized.
02/01/2012