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.
Navigating the diagnosis and progression of Alzheimer’s Disease or another dementia can be overwhelming to patients and their caregivers.
Dementia is a growing public health concern with timely diagnosis an important part of high-quality care for older adults.
By assessing comorbidities, frailty and disease status in context of function and care goals, the appropriateness of cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation for geriatric patients can be determined.
Diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections in an older adult.
Older adults with influenza may present with nonspecific symptoms and/or exacerbations of co-morbid illnesses.
Assessing delirium in dementia patients in the emergency room
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.