Volume 20 - Number 5 - May 2012

Clinical Geriatrics

First Report®
First Report®
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American College of Cardiology (ACC) 61st Annual Scientific Session & Expo: March 24-27, 2012; Chicago, IL
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First Report®
First Report®
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American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) 2012 Annual Meeting: March 16-19, 2012; Washington, DC
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Case Report
Case Report
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Lynne M. Dixon, MBChB; Siobhan H.M. Brown, BSc (Hons), MBChB, MRCP (UK); and Ahmed H. Abdelhafiz, MBChB, MSc, FRCP, MD Dr. Dixon is a senior house officer, Dr. Brown is a specialist registrar, and Dr. Abdelhafiz is a consultant in elderly medicine, Department of Elderly Medicine, Rotherham General Hospital, United Kingdom.    

Lynne M. Dixon, MBChB; Siobhan H.M. Brown, BSc (Hons), MBChB, MRCP (UK); and Ahmed H. A...
Patients with ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysms can have a variety of symptoms on presentation, depending on the site of the rupture.
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Special Article
Special Article
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Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD Dr. Stefanacci served as a CMS Health Policy Scholar for 2003-2004, is associate professor of health policy, University of the Sciences, and a Mercy LIFE physician, Philadelphia, PA; and is chief medical officer, The Access Group, Berkeley Heights, NJ. Dr. Stefanacci has been called upon to render medical care on several flights, including one that required emergency diversion for a cardiac arrest.

Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD Dr. Stefanacci served as a CMS Health Po...
As an increasingly aging population takes to the skies, the management of health issues inflight will increase.
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Physician's Perspective
Physician's Perspective
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Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACPEditor-in-Chief, Clinical Geriatrics®

Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACPEditor-in-Chief, Clinical Geriatrics®
As the summer months approach, physicians should use every opportunity available to discuss upcoming travel plans with their patients.
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AGS Spotlight
AGS Spotlight
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Barney S. Spivack, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMDAssociate Physician Editor, Clinical Geriatrics® Dr. Spivack is Medicare Medical Director, OptumHealth Care Solutions, United Healthcare, Westport/Trumbull, CT; Founder, Connecticut Geriatrics Society; Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT, and Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT.

Barney S. Spivack, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMDAssociate Physician Editor, Clinical Geriatrics® ...
AGS’s permanent seat on the RUC will facilitate efforts to advance quality care for older patients with complex chronic problems.
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Case Report
Case Report
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Liliana Andrade, MD; Jorge Alamo, MD; and Mukaila Raji, MD Dr. Andrade is assistant professor, Dr. Alamo is a physician, and Dr. Raji is professor and director, Department of Internal Medicine and the Sealy Center on Aging, Division of Geriatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston.  

Liliana Andrade, MD; Jorge Alamo, MD; and Mukaila Raji, MD Dr. Andrade is assistant pro...
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation is the most common cosmetic surgery in the US.
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