Are virtual evaluations more advantageous than in-person visits? For older patients at risk for abuse and neglect, the answer may be yes.
Patients aged 85 and older with community-acquired pneumonia face different challenges and outcomes than their younger geriatric counterparts.
As the number of older people increases over the coming years, so will the number of patients experiencing one of the most common gynecological cancers. That makes it more important than ever to understand how different surgical approaches compare on survival rates and complications.
By Robert M. Zimbroff, MD; Gina Ayers, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP; and Kenneth Koncilja, MD No. Recent evidence shows that the potential risks of aspirin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease usually outweigh its benefits for patients age 70 and older. An updated draft of the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations … Read More
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The guidelines recommend treatment over supportive management as well as more intensive therapy when it can be tolerated.
Nurses at Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital conducted research on fall risk education to help elderly patients beyond their hospital stay.