Geriatrics Information Center
Most common medication error category was omitted medicine or ingredient.
More people vulnerable to heat exposure, potentially causing heat stress, heart and kidney disease.
Intervention included educational deprescribing information to patients, physicians.
Facing dementia with strength and courage can inspire and comfort patients' families.
Clinicians should be able to diagnose age-related macular degeneration and distinguish between dry and wet presentations.
In a patient-centric model of care, the effort focuses on the patient's wishes.
By initiating a conversation, primary care providers can identify specific end-of-life needs and goals, manage symptoms, and coordinate care.
The importance of ruling out conditions other than idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is highlighted in this case of a 62-year-old female.
What is the recommended treatment for patients diagnosed with dementia who are suffering with paranoia and/or hallucinations?
When do patients benefit most from palliative care consults?
Should testing for vitamin B12 deficiency be part of a standard geriatric workup?
A simple technique gets patients with Parkinson disease and dementia to ambulate.
A clinician shares gender-specific advice for comforting patients with dementia in moments of confusion.
Distressed elderly patients — especially those with dementia — frequently have a paradoxical reaction to benzodiazepines, causing extremely agitated states.