Volume 20 - Number 9 - September 2012

Clinical Geriatrics

Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
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It is estimated that about 1 in 5 women and 1 in 10 men will experience a depressive episode during their lifetime.
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Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
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As time goes on, the number of older adults will continue to increase. We must be prepared to properly and effectively treat this growing patient population.
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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®
Robin M. Daly, PhD, spoke about nonpharmacologic interventions for falls and fracture prevention.
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Case Report
Case Report
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Mona Gupta, MD 1-3 • Theodore T. Suh, MD, PhD, MHS 4,5 1Palliative Medicine Section, Department of Solid Tumor Oncology, Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 2Hospice of Cleveland Clinic, Center for Home Care and Community Rehabilitation, Neurological Institute of Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 3Center for Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 4Division of Community Geriatrics, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 5Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX  

Mona Gupta, MD 1-3 • Theodore T. Suh, MD, PhD, MHS 4,5 1Palliative Medicine Section, De...
Collagenous colitis is a common and treatable form of chronic, watery diarrhea, the incidence of which appears to be increasing over time.
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Case Report
Case Report
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Dafang Zhang, BA1 • Edward K. Rodriguez, MD, PhD1,2 • Alok Gupta, MD1,3 • Stephen R. Odom, MD, FACS1,3 1Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2Department of Orthopedics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical School, Boston, MA 3Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical School, Boston, MA  

Dafang Zhang, BA1 • Edward K. Rodriguez, MD, PhD1,2 • Alok Gupta, MD1,3 • Stephen R. Od...
Clinicians should have a high degree of suspicion when assessing geriatric patients with apparently benign pelvic fractures.
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First Report®
First Report®
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American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2012 Annual Meeting: April 21-28, 2012; New Orleans, LA
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First Report®
First Report®
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American Pain Society 31st Annual Scientific Meeting: May 16-19, 2012; Honolulu, HI
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Gastrointestinal Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
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Emmanuel Osei-Boamah, MD1,2 • Sai-Ho Jason Chui, PharmD, BCPS1 • Cara Diaz, RN, MS, CRNP1 • Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP1,2 1R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 2Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD  

Emmanuel Osei-Boamah, MD1,2 • Sai-Ho Jason Chui, PharmD, BCPS1 • Cara Diaz, RN, MS, CRN...
Normal aging is associated with significant changes in the function of most organs and tissues, of which the GI tract is no exception.
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Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
09/14/2012
In our modern medical world, death is much more a choice about when, where, and how.
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