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Guiding clinicians through GI diagnoses

their pelvic floor structure (such as the anal sphincter muscle) and function (such as anorectal sensation) as well as systemic conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis or dementia.
September 2009

Unmask malnutrition with careful questions

Drs. Granieri and Seidner and others said patients with malignancy, hyperthyroidism, dental problems, inability to swallow, eating disorders, and dementia or those who are trying fad diets are also vulnerable. ... For patients with dementia who are
April 2015

Generic irbesartan, escitalopram, ibandronate approved

The scan is not for predicting the development of AD-associated dementia, is not for monitoring patient responses to AD therapy, and does not replace other diagnostic tests used in the
June 2012

Palliative care for a pandemic

There may be a large number of people with COVID-19 plus or minus other medical conditions—heart failure, emphysema, cancer, frailty, dementia. ... It absolutely does. Because otherwise we may be, for example, as we did last week, having people with end
May 2020

Details define requirements for chronic care management

A vignette provides an example. A 75-year-old man presents with diabetes, claudication, and mild congestive heart failure, post-myocardial infarction and with mild dementia.
March 2015

A few tips can improve older patients' memory

Blood pressure control helps prevent dementia, with the caveat that diastolic blood pressure below 65 mm Hg is associated with memory declines.
January 2013

Polypill gets approval, fenofibric acid gets label change

The drug carries a boxed warning alerting that this type of drug can raise the risk of death in elderly people with psychosis or dementia and it must be dispensed with
January 2012

Will baby boomers' clout lead to better care for the elderly?

It's also scary to some people. With aging, you think of deterioration, depression and dementia.
February 2008

Look for reasons if patients refuse advice

There may be cases where the patient has borderline decision-making capacity or early dementia but is not really at a stage where they have lost the ability to decide.”.
February 2014

Examining ethical dilemmas that occur in everyday practice

A 78-year-old woman has a long history of hypertension and type 2 diabetes with inconsistent adherence to her medical regimen and early Alzheimer's-type dementia.
January 2008

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