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.
Are your patients with knee osteoarthritis quietly avoiding exercise, fearing it will worsen their pain? A new randomized trial shows they are mistaken: It eases pain. Another trial shows how much walking helps -- literally how much.
Among women with osteoporosis randomized to discontinue bisphosphonates, results of bone mass testing in subsequent years were unrelated to future fracture risk. This undercuts guidelines and even a law.