Post-mitotic tissue and age related degeneration
Radiation Therapy in the Management of High Risk Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer in the Geriatric Population - #51
Describes the role of radiation therapy in the management of high risk non-metastatic prostate cancer.
Radiation Therapy in the Management of Low and Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer in the Geriatric Population - #49
Understand the course of treatment for patients with low and intermediate risk prostate cancer.
Radiation Therapy in the Management of Early Stage Breast Cancer in the Geriatric Population - #48
Assess magnitude of benefit for radiation after breast conserving surgery.
When do I get an echo on my asymptomatic patient with severe aortic stenosis? - #44
This Fast Fact reviews the pathophysiology of severe asymptomatic aortic stenosis and helps determine when to order a Transthoracic Echocardiogram (TTE) for diagnostic evaluation.
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus - #34
An approach to diagnoses of geriatric patients who have suspected NPH.
Assessing and Managing Low Vision - #32
How to manage patients once it is determined they have low vision.
Basic Assessment of Tinnitus - #31
Initial diagnosis of tinnitus by history and physical exam.
Systemic Effects of Ocular Medications II. Age-related Macular Degeneration - #28
Review systemic effects of ocular medications for age related macular degeneration.
Interpreting Echocardiographic Changes - #24
Learn practical interpretations of echocardiographic changes.
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.
Geriatric Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation - #92
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.
Surgical Management of Breast Cancer in the Elderly Patient - #67
Determine appropriate surgical management for elderly breast cancer patients.
Assessment of Older Adults with Abdominal Pain in the Emergency Department: 10 Key Points - #57
Develop a comprehensive approach to the timely evaluation of older adults with abdominal pain in the ED.
Frailty in the ICU - #45
Frailty assessment of patients at time of ICU admission may be useful in identification of vulnerable elderly patients.
Fluoroscopy - #30
Learn necessary positioning and mobility requirements for geriatric patients undergoing a fluoroscopic study.
Non-Vertigo Dizziness - #21
Learn a systems-based approach to evaluation non-vertigo dizziness.
Cardiac Causes of Syncope - #20
Review cardiac causes of syncope.
Vertigo and Complaints of Dizziness - #19
Differentiate peripheral and central causes of dizziness.
Medications in Geriatric Otolaryngology - #17
Review use and side affects of common medications for otolaryngologic diseases.
Fall Etiology and Assessment - #15
Learn to assess multiple factors causing falls.
Assessing Delirium - #14
Identify and assess delirium.
Caution: Perioperative Surgery Medications - #12
Perioperative medication that may increase delirium risk.
Anticoagulation in the Geriatric Surgical Patient - #10
Review perioperative anticoagulation management of geriatric patients.
Managing Pain in Elderly Rib Fracture Patients (>65 years) - #9
Review an algorithm for pain management of rib fractures.