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Highlights in April from other ACP publications

Adding HPV testing to cervical cytology screening. Dementia. A new deluxe edition The Quotable Osler is the ideal resource for those seeking an apt quote for an article or presentation, or
April 2008

Integrate palliative care from early illness onward

disease, dementia and chronic lung disease expand, Dr.
June 2011

Diving into delicate patient conversations

Conditions and diseases that are particularly likely to affect these functions include stroke, diabetes, cardiovascular disease (both ischemia and arrhythmias), arthritis, dementia, Parkinson's disease and seizure disorders.
June 2012

Managing Alzheimer's disease when options are limited

The combination therapy donepezil and memantine is also intended for moderate to severe dementia. ... The dementia antipsychotic withdrawal trial (DART-AD): long-term follow-up of a randomised placebo-controlled trial.
March 2016

Hypertension guidelines lead to vigorous debate

However, for some patients, such as those with dementia or those with chronic pain, rehab may not be a good fit, the experts said.
April 2014

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

Trends Study (NHATS) and found that the former group had a 28% increased risk of disability and 9.8-fold greater odds of being diagnosed with probable dementia after an ICU
April 2022

Different patients, different doses

Rothwell, PhD, director of the Centre for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia at the University of Oxford in England.
May 2019

More things you shouldn't do based on the lack of evidence

Thirty percent of the tests were ordered because the patients had dementia or altered mental status. ... Feldman said. The practice of ordering folic acid tests for dementia, delirium, or altered mental status was never based in hard evidence but emerged
May 2014

Editor's Note

This month, Dr. Forrow considers the case of an elderly woman with dementia who refuses to undergo dialysis despite steadily progressive renal failure.
January 2008

Resist the urge to overtreat bacteriuria

In years past, a physician might order a urine screen if a patient showed signs of worsening delirium or dementia absent other symptoms, said John Brusch, MD, FACP, a geriatrician and ... But sometimes he'll need to educate family members accustomed to
July 2019

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