Volume 20 - Number 4 - April 2012

Clinical Geriatrics

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Based on a Visiting Faculty Workshop Series chaired by Steven Edelman, MD and Dace Trence, MD

Based on a Visiting Faculty Workshop Series chaired by Steven Edelman, MD and Dace...
At the forefront of this epidemic are the primary care providers who treat approximately 90% of patients with type 2 diabetes.
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Physician's Perspective
Physician's Perspective
04/13/2012

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

Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Geriatrics®
Treatment of Stevens-Johnson syndrome is similar to that for patients suffering from thermal burns, with supportive care and symptom control being key.
04/13/2012
Washington Update
Washington Update
04/13/2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has asked the AGS to assist with its new initiative to improve behavioral health services.
04/13/2012
First Report®
First Report®
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AMDA Long Term Care Medicine 2012: March 8-11, 2012; San Antonio, TX
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Nutrition in the Elderly
Nutrition in the Elderly
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Ellen Loreck, MS, RD, LDN; Roja Chimakurthi, MBBS; and Nanette I. Steinle, MD, RD Series Editor: Nanette I. Steinle, MD, RD Ms. Loreck is from the Department of Clinical Nutrition Services, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore. Drs. Chimakurthi and Steinle are from the Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center, MD.    

Ellen Loreck, MS, RD, LDN; Roja Chimakurthi, MBBS; and Nanette I. Steinle, MD, RD Serie...
Malnutrition in the elderly is a multifaceted and complex issue.
04/13/2012
Case Report
Case Report
04/13/2012

Siu-Hin Wan, BS; Helen H. Kyomen, MD, MS, DFAPA; Angela Georgia Catic, MD; and Zaldy S. Tan, MD, MPH Mr. Wan is a fourth year medical student at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL. Dr. Kyomen is Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, and Dr. Catic is Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Dr. Kyomen is also Director of Education and Research in Geriatric Psychiatry, North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA, and Associate Psychiatrist, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, both of Partners HealthCare, Inc. Dr. Catic is also from the Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. Dr. Tan is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles.  

Siu-Hin Wan, BS; Helen H. Kyomen, MD, MS, DFAPA; Angela Georgia Catic, MD; and Zaldy S....
Excessive alcohol use among community-dwelling elders is prevalent, has serious consequences, and is often underrecognized.
04/13/2012
Case Report
Case Report
04/13/2012

Sumanth Kidambi; Shruti Dhapodkar, MD; and Robert Francilin, MD Mr. Kidambi is a second-year medical student, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago; Dr. Dhapodkar is a general surgeon, Maricopa County Hospital, Phoenix, AZ; and Dr. Francilin is a hospitalist, Chatham Hospitalists, Savannah, GA.

Sumanth Kidambi; Shruti Dhapodkar, MD; and Robert Francilin, MD Mr. Kidambi is a second...
Acquired factor VIII inhibitor deficiency is an immune-mediated disease characterized by the presence of autoantibodies or alloantibodies to human factor VIII.
04/13/2012
Case Report
Case Report
04/13/2012

Bo Xu, MBBS (Hons); and Benny Katz, MBBS, FRACP, FFPMANZCA Dr. Xu is registrar, Geriatrics Evaluation and Management Unit; and Dr. Katz is associate professor, consultant geriatrician, and pain specialist, St. George’s Hospital, St. Vincent’s Health, Victoria, Australia.

Bo Xu, MBBS (Hons); and Benny Katz, MBBS, FRACP, FFPMANZCA Dr. Xu is registrar, Geriatr...
Clinicians must keep in mind that septic arthritis can present atypically, especially in elders.
04/13/2012