Volume 17 - Issue 6 - June, 2009 - ALTC

Volume
17
Issue 6
June, 2009

FEATURES

Wilbert S. Aronow, MD, FACC, FAHA, AGSF

Many nursing home physicians are reluctant to adequately treat hypertension in their frail patients. | Read More
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Pages 32 - 38

Raza Haque, MD

Polypharmacy is a common problem encountered by clinicians caring for elderly. | Read More
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Pages 26 - 30

Janice L. Feinberg, PharmD, JD, Priscilla A. Rogers, PhD, and Debra Sokol-McKay, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, CDE, CVRT, CLVT

The leading cause of vision impairment and blindness in the United States is age-related eye disease. | Read More
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Pages 17 - 22

DEPARTMENTS

Joseph Keenan, MD

The American Thoracic Society’s (ATS) Annual International Conference featured a special update session on the Influenza A (H1N1) pandemic.  | Read More
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Pages 44 - 46

    What Older Adults and Their Caregivers Need to Know About the 2009 H1N1 Flu ("Swine Flu"): Advice from the American Geriatrics Society's Foundation for Health in Aging     | Read More
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Pages 39 - 40

Many older adults take one or more drugs with anticholinergic effects for health problems such as depression, allergies, incontinence, and gastroesophageal reflux. | Read More
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Pages 10 - 10