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What are Geriatric Fast Facts?

Geriatric Fast Facts are accessible, concise, and clinically actionable 1-2 page reports on Geriatric topics applicable across medical specialties. Fast Facts are interdisciplinary, spanning the progression of medical education.

Recent Fast Facts

QT Prolongation: Risk Factors and Considerations - #100

Review medical conditions and medications that can prolong QT

Telemedicine and Geriatric Care - #99

Older adults may have fewer options for transportation to medical appointments.

Loneliness of Older Adults - #98

When there is a discrepancy between one’s desired state of social connection and one’s actual relationships, a complex set of feelings termed l

Caregiver Burden in the Context of Dementia - #97

“Caregiver burden” is a multifaceted concept that encompasses the physical, psychological, social, and financial strain experienced when caring for

Alzheimer’s Association Direct Connect Referral - #96

Navigating the diagnosis and progression of Alzheimer’s Disease or another dementia can be overwhelming to patients and their caregivers.

Dementia Detection: Identifying Red flags of Cognitive Decline - #95

Dementia is a growing public health concern with timely diagnosis an important part of high-quality care for older adults.

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