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Drug-Induced Osteoporosis in the Older Adult
While glucocorticosteroids are the most common cause of drug-induced osteoporosis, many other agents also can cause bone loss--especially problematic in the elderly taking multiple drugs.
Septic Arthritis in the Elderly
Septic arthritis can cause significant morbidity and mortality in the elderly. Refresh your knowledge of its clinical presentation, risk factors, etiology and management with this article.
Assessing Older Prostate Cancer Patients for Chemotherapy: Recommendations From the International Society of Geriatric Oncology
A panel of prostate cancer specialists and geriatric oncologists present treatment guidelines for prostate cancer management in the elderly.
Angiotensin Receptor Blockers: Do They Protect Against Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease in the Elderly?
Do angiotensin receptor blockers have potential neuroprotective effects with regards to development of Alzheimer's disease and dementia?