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.
Many older adults have several related medical problems that have various causes and involve many parts of the body, complicating patient care. This week’s photo quiz offers some common geriatric presentations to test your knowledge.
Why are gout patients seeking treatment from their healthcare providers at three times the rate they were in the later 20th century? Researchers suggest that better disease awareness and an aging population may hold the answers.