Describes the role of radiation therapy in the management of high risk non-metastatic prostate cancer.
Understand the course of treatment for patients with low and intermediate risk prostate cancer.
Assess magnitude of benefit for radiation after breast conserving surgery.
This Fast Fact reviews the pathophysiology of severe asymptomatic aortic stenosis and helps determine when to order a Transthoracic Echocardiogram (TTE) for diagnostic evaluation.
An approach to diagnoses of geriatric patients who have suspected NPH.
A summary of the risk factors, incidence, and survival associated with intraoperative cardiac arrest.
Initial diagnosis of tinnitus by history and physical exam.
Learn practical interpretations of echocardiographic changes.
Review antiplatelet therapy in coronary artery disease.
Determine appropriate surgical management for elderly breast cancer patients.
Dealing with obesity in the older population in an out-patient setting.
Managing diabetes in older adults in an outpatient setting.
Identify the specific difficult behavior and apply best practice management strategies.
Master geriatric-specific diagnostic considerations in the assessment of an older adult in the emergency department.
Develop a comprehensive approach to the timely evaluation of older adults with abdominal pain in the ED.
Primary and secondary options for therapy of osteoporosis.
Screening for osteoporosis aims to identify patients at increased risk of fragility fractures who may benefit from an intervention to mitigate that risk.
Identify and define inappropriate sexual behavior (ISB) in the context of a patient with dementia.
Identify causes of anesthesia related nerve injury.
Adult ICU patients should be routinely monitored for delirium.
Frailty assessment of patients at time of ICU admission may be useful in identification of vulnerable elderly patients.
Learn necessary positioning and mobility requirements for geriatric patients undergoing a fluoroscopic study.
Learn a systems-based approach to evaluation non-vertigo dizziness.
Review cardiac causes of syncope.
Differentiate peripheral and central causes of dizziness.