Geriatrics, An Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, 1st Edition

Authors :
Demetra Antimisiaris & Laura Morton
Date of Publication: 09/2017
This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, guest edited by Demetra Antimisiaris, PharmD and Laura Morton, MD, CMD, is devoted to Geriatrics. Articles in this comprehensive issue include: Managing Polypharmacy in the 15 Minute Office Visi ...view more
This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, guest edited by Demetra Antimisiaris, PharmD and Laura Morton, MD, CMD, is devoted to Geriatrics. Articles in this comprehensive issue include: Managing Polypharmacy in the 15 Minute Office Visit; Sexuality in the Older Adult; Dementia for the Primary Care Provider; Hormone Replacement: The Fountain of Youth?; Depression in Older Adults; Advance Care Planning in the Outpatient Geriatric Medicine Setting; Pain in the Elderly:  Identification, Evaluation and Management of the Older Adult with Pain Complaints and Pain-Related Symptoms;  Delirium; The Older Adult With Diabetes And The Busy Clinician; Geriatric Assessment for the Primary Care Provider; Hypertension in the Older Adult; and Evaluation of the Older Driver.
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This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, guest edited by Drs. Antimisiaris and Gopalraj, is devoted to Geriatrics. Articles in this issue include: Geriatric Assessment for the Primary Care Provider; Ageism in Medicine: What is Normal Aging?; Management of Polypharmacy in the 15 Minute Office Visit; Sexuality in the Older Adult; Alzheimer’s Disease and the Future; Evaluating the Older Driver; Diabetes in the Older Adult; Hormone Replacement: The Fountain of Youth?; Mental Health in Older Age; Advanced Care Planning in the Office; Pain in the Older Adult; Hyperlipidemia and Hypertension in the Older Adult; and Delirium: Assessment and Prognosis.

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By Demetra Antimisiaris, PharmD, BCGP, FASHP, Associate Professor in the Department of Health Management & Systems Sciences, Director, Frazier Polypharmacy & Medication Management Program, Assistant Dean, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development, University of Louisville Schools of Medicine and Public Health and Laura Morton, MD, CMD, University of Louisville Louisville, KY