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What’s the Take Home?
What’s the Take Home?
06/28/2022

Ronald N. Rubin, MD1,2 Series Editor

Ronald N. Rubin, MD1,2 —Series Editor
A 64-year-old man presents to his internist’s office complaining of hearing difficulty of several day’s duration. He believes it is the right ear that is affected.
06/28/2022
Surgery
Two doctors are operating on a patient.
Surgery
06/23/2022
The authors of a recent study examined the risks and benefits of coronary artery bypass grafting in older adults and estimated the survival rate for this patient population.
06/23/2022
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
06/19/2022
A 65-year-old man presented to our dermatology clinic with a 1-week history of 2 new scalp lesions. He denied any associated pruritus or bleeding.
06/19/2022

Interactive Features

Photo Quiz
Photo Quiz
02/04/2022
A 62-year-old man presented to the clinic with an enlarging lesion on his left shin. The lesion had progressively grown in size and, in the last few weeks, has been associated with a yellowish discharge,...
02/04/2022
Geriatrics
Geriatrics
08/03/2021
Paula is a 51-year-old woman whose diet includes 2 to 3 sugar sweetened beverages per day. She knows sweetened beverages aren’t good for her and asks you what kind of impact this could have on her health. ...
08/03/2021
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
06/29/2021
Claire is a 55-year-old woman who is worried about her risk of developing cataracts. She read online recently that eggs are supposed to help to prevent age-related eye problems and is wondering if she...
06/29/2021
Dementia
Dementia
11/07/2018
Louis is a 68-year-old man in otherwise good health who several months ago received a recommendation for a statin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
11/07/2018

Clinical Insights

Geriatrics
Tim Lash
Geriatrics
05/13/2022
In this podcast, Timothy A. Lash, MBA, talks about the trends of drug pricing and how the price of drugs may contribute to medication nonadherence in the Medicare population.
05/13/2022
Geriatrics
Geriatrics
08/27/2021
Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, answers our questions about her approach to managing older adults with HIV, the challenges she and the older population face, and how to overcome those challenges.
08/27/2021
Endocrinology
Endocrinology
08/13/2021
Consultant360 spoke with Co-Principal Investigator, David Hanley, MD, FRCPC, about a recent study exploring the effects of supplementation with higher doses of vitamin D on bone mineral density and strength...
08/13/2021
hearing loss
hearing loss
07/09/2021
In this Q&A, Rebecca Sherman, AuD, answers our questions on the importance of monitoring hearing as a patient gets older, how hearing loss affects the brain, and the link between untreated hearing loss and...
07/09/2021
Nutrition
Lawrence Appel, MD
Nutrition
02/08/2018
Lawrence Appel, MD, from John's Hopkins University, answers our questions about a new report about the impact of diet on brain health among older adults.
02/08/2018