Volume 21 - Number 2 - February 2013

Clinical Geriatrics

PhotoDx
PhotoDx
02/15/2013

Robert A. Norman, DO, MPH • Cory Porteus Dr. Norman is in private practice in Tampa, FL. He is also associate professor, University of Central Florida School of Medicine, Orlando, and at Nova Southeastern School of Medicine, Davie, FL. Mr. Porteus is a third-year student of osteopathic medicine at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, FL.

Robert A. Norman, DO, MPH • Cory Porteus Dr. Norman is in private practice in Tampa, FL...
Candidiasis is a fungal infection caused by yeasts belonging to the genus Candida.
02/15/2013
Case Report
Case Report
02/15/2013

Mohamed A. Sheta, MD 1 • Priya Angi, MD 2 Affiliations: 1Department of Internal Medicine, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ 2Department of Geriatric Medicine, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ

Mohamed A. Sheta, MD 1 • Priya Angi, MD 2 Affiliations: 1Department of Intern...
FIBGC is a debilitating neurodegenerative disease in which sporadic cases can present in geriatric patients, with or without a documented family history.
02/15/2013
PhotoDx
PhotoDx
02/15/2013

Robert A. Norman, DO, MPH • Jessica Fides Aun

Robert A. Norman, DO, MPH • Jessica Fides Aun
Ichthyosis is a dermatological condition in which the skin forms fine, fish-like scales on the extensor surfaces of the limbs, trunk, and scalp.
02/15/2013
Physician's Perspective
Physician's Perspective
02/15/2013

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

Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Geriatrics®
The annual cost of treating CVD for adults older than 65 years exceeds $100 billion, accounting for approximately 37% of the total cost of CVD.
02/15/2013
Review
Review
02/15/2013

Layla Abdal Hussain, MD 1,2• Dhirendra Kumar, MD 1,2 • Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP 1,2,3 Affiliations: 1Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 2Baltimore GRECC/VA Medical Center, Baltimore 3University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore

Layla Abdal Hussain, MD 1,2• Dhirendra Kumar, MD 1,2 • Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MAC...
Using uniform terminology and definitions when creating a living will can help remove any potential for ambiguity and variable interpretation.
02/15/2013
First Report®
First Report®
02/15/2013
American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals 2012 Annual Meeting:November 9-14, 2012, Washington, DC
02/15/2013
Washington Update
Washington Update
02/15/2013
In addition to the government-wide spending cuts, the SGR formula would have instituted a 26.5% reduction in Medicare payments.
02/15/2013