Volume 20 - Number 7 - July 2012

Clinical Geriatrics

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 new advances in medicine become a reality, it is imperative that clinicians re-evaluate conditions previously labeled as inoperable or untreatable.
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Washington Update
Washington Update
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According to many pundits, the House vote was a largely symbolic move, an opportunity for Republicans to underscore their opposition.
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First Report®
First Report®
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American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Spring Conference and Exhibition: May 21-23, 2012; Anaheim, CA
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First Report®
First Report®
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American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2012 Annual Meeting: May 1-5, 2012; Chicago, IL
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Ask the Expert
Ask the Expert
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Serious side effects have been associated with dabigatran use, in particular, bleeding complications.
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Case Report
Case Report
07/18/2012

Gabriele Cipriani, MD  • Lucia Picchi, PsyD  • Marcella Vedovello, MD  • Angelo Nuti, MD   The authors are from the Neurology Unit, Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Italy  

Gabriele Cipriani, MD  • Lucia Picchi, PsyD  • Marcella Vedovello, MD  •...
Corticosteroids are given for a variety of common illnesses on both an outpatient and inpatient basis.
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Case Report
Case Report
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Magali-Noëlle Pfeil, MD1 • Peter Vollenweider, MD1 • Jean-William Fitting, MD2 1Department of Internal Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland 2Department of Pneumology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland    

Magali-Noëlle Pfeil, MD1 • Peter Vollenweider, MD1 • Jean-William Fitting, MD2 1Departm...
Whenever possible, low-dose amiodarone should be used as briefly as possible because there are no adequate predictors of pulmonary toxicity.
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Pain in Older Adults
Pain in Older Adults
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Andrew Behm, PharmD, CGP1 • Katie M. Low, PharmD1 • Michele Medina, PharmD, BCPS, CGP1Series Editor: Manney Carrington Reid, MD, PhD2 1Express Scripts, Bloomington, MN2Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Andrew Behm, PharmD, CGP1 • Katie M. Low, PharmD1 • Michele Medina, PharmD, BCPS, CGP1S...
The FDA is taking an aggressive stance to reduce the abuse, misuse, and diversion of prescription opioids.
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