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Vaccines
William Schaffner, MD
Vaccines
08/18/2022
In this soundbite, William Schaffner, MD, speaks about the crucial need that exists with current hepatitis B virus vaccination strategies for enhancing immunogenicity in older adults and those with...
08/18/2022
Elderly Patients
Elderly Patients
01/31/2022
For elderly patients presenting to the emergency department with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), a thromboelastography (TEG) test can likely predict the effects of anticoagulant or antiplatelet therapy,...
01/31/2022
Screening
Screening
01/13/2022
In a recent study, researchers examined how an educational intervention may increase screenings for geriatric health concerns in older adults.
01/13/2022

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Elderly Patients
Elderly Patients
08/05/2020
A 75‑year‑old woman with a medical history significant for hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and type 2 diabetes mellitus presented to her primary care physician with dyspnea. Can you make a diagnosis? ...
08/05/2020

Clinical Insights

Vaccines
William Schaffner, MD
Vaccines
08/18/2022
In this soundbite, William Schaffner, MD, speaks about the crucial need that exists with current hepatitis B virus vaccination strategies for enhancing immunogenicity in older adults and those with...
08/18/2022
Vaccines
William Schaffner, MD
Vaccines
03/05/2021
In this podcast, William Schaffner, MD, answers our questions about herpes zoster, pneumococcal disease, and COVID-19 vaccinations for adults aged 50 years or older. 
03/05/2021
Lipid & Metabolic
Robert Giugliano, MD, SM
Lipid & Metabolic
02/11/2020
He discusses his latest analysis of IMPROVE-IT data, which compared simvastatin-ezetimibe combination therapy with simvastatin monotherapy among patients aged 75 years or older who had had acute coronary...
02/11/2020
Elderly Patients
Elderly Patients
01/21/2019
Kenneth J. Smith, MD, MS, from the University of Pittsburgh, responds to our questions about his research on a potential universal flu vaccine for older adults.
01/21/2019
Vaccines
Gregory Poland
Vaccines
01/10/2019
Dr Gregory Poland, from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, speaks about his 3 takeaways for what you need to know about vaccination in the elderly population.
01/10/2019