Geriatric patients are some of the most difficult seen in primary care, given their comorbidites, multiple drug regimens, and increased sensitivities. Here, get quick solutions to common problems and authoritative help with uncommon ones.
Geriatrics Quiz: New Answers to Old Questions
Take a minute to test your knowledge of the latest findings on key health issues in older persons.
The New Old: 10 Updates on Geriatric Health
Recent research on the health of older persons uncovers news both good and sobering. See highlights of 10 studies in our slides.
Non-Operative Treatments Relieve Leg Pain Only Briefly
Epidural steroid injections and gabapentin lower pain scores and boost functional capacity, but differences between the two modalities are small and results are transitory.
Free For All: Rheumatology Textbook by Cush, Kavanaugh, and Stein
Three eminent rheumatologists have posted their comprehensive textbook of rheumatology online, open-access and free. They are calling it Rheumaknowledgy.
Good News for Community Rheumatologists: Your Own Research Grant
A Miami rheumatologist tells why he has donated $1 million to offer his colleagues in community practice the chance to pursue their own clinical theories.
Managing Chronic Pain in Older Adults, In Brief and At Length
A detailed review in the British Medical Journal recommends tools for pain measurement and assesses the latest evidence about treatments.
Which Older Patients Most Risk Liver Toxicity From MTX?
A large study of veterans reveals factors that predict which people starting methotrexate for rheumatic diseases after the age of 65 will quickly begin to show signs of liver damage.
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