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Geriatric Medicine Collection
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ACP Journal Club |  15 November 2011
Review: Cholinesterase inhibitors but not memantine increase syncope in older adults with mild cognitive impairment or dementia
Bradley Ng, FRANZCP
Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(10):JC5-10. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-155-10-201111150-02010
ACP Journal Club |  15 November 2011
Systematic pain management reduced agitation in nursing home residents with dementia
Calvin Hirsch, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(10):JC5-9. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-155-10-201111150-02009
ACP Journal Club |  18 October 2011
Proton-pump inhibitors were associated with reduced effectiveness of alendronate for preventing hip fractures
Kouta Ito, MD, MS
Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(8):JC4-13. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-155-8-201110180-02013
ACP Journal Club |  20 September 2011
Inability to correctly identify year or month was accurate for detecting cognitive impairment in older patients
Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD
Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(6):JC3-9. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-155-6-201109200-02009
ACP Journal Club |  20 September 2011
Current use of levothyroxine was associated with increased risk for fractures in patients ≥ 70 years of age
Douglas C. Bauer, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(6):JC3-5. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-155-6-201109200-02005
ACP Journal Club |  20 September 2011
Dabigatran led to less major bleeding than warfarin in younger but not older patients with atrial fibrillation
Marcel Levi, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(6):JC3-3. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-155-6-201109200-02003
ACP Journal Club |  21 June 2011
Compared with warfarin, high-dose dabigatran might be cost-effective for preventing stroke in older patients with nonvalvular AF
Nasseer A. Masoodi, MD, FACP
Ann Intern Med. 2011;154(12):JC6-12. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-154-12-201106210-02012
ACP Journal Club |  21 June 2011
The Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program reduced CV hospitalizations but not mortality in older adults
C. Raina Elley, MBChB, PhD; Ngaire Kerse, MBChB, PhD
Ann Intern Med. 2011;154(12):JC6-3. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-154-12-201106210-02003
ACP Journal Club |  19 April 2011
Review: Exercise/physical therapy and vitamin D each reduce risk for falls in older community-dwelling adults
Douglas P. Kiel, MD, MPH
Ann Intern Med. 2011;154(8):JC4-5. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-154-8-201104190-02005
ACP Journal Club |  21 December 2010
In older patients, rosiglitazone was associated with increased risk for stroke, heart failure, and mortality compared with pioglitazone
Amy T. Wang, MD; Steven A. Smith, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(12):JC6-11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-12-201012210-02011
ACP Journal Club |  21 December 2010
Testosterone increased risk for adverse events in older men with mobility limitations
Michael J. Lichtenstein, MD, MSc
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(12):JC6-7. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-12-201012210-02007
ACP Journal Club |  21 September 2010
A single, annual, high dose of oral vitamin D increased falls and fractures in older women
Steven R. Cummings, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(6):JC3-3. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-6-201009210-02003
ACP Journal Club |  15 June 2010
Rosuvastatin prevented ischemic stroke in healthy older adults with elevated C-reactive protein
Salvador Cruz-Flores, MD, MPH
Ann Intern Med. 2010;152(12):JC6-6. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-152-12-201006150-02006
ACP Journal Club |  20 April 2010
Review: Hormone therapy reduces mortality in younger postmenopausal women
Angela M. Cheung, MD, PhD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;152(8):JC4-9. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-152-8-201004200-02009
ACP Journal Club |  16 March 2010
Simple models predicted 10-year fracture risk in older women as accurately as more complex FRAX models
Robert P. Kauffman, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;152(6):JC3-13. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-152-6-201003160-02013
ACP Journal Club |  16 February 2010
Pioglitazone was associated with lower risk for adverse cardiovascular events than rosiglitazone in older patients
Ananda Basu, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;152(4):JC2-13. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-152-4-201002160-02013
ACP Journal Club |  19 January 2010
Review: High-dose oral vitamin D supplements and active vitamin D prevent falls in older persons
John Robbins, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;152(2):JC1-3. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-152-2-201001190-02003
ACP Journal Club |  15 December 2009
Continuous androgen-deprivation therapy increased risk for diabetes and fragility fractures in older men with prostate cancer
Julio Hajdenberg, MD, FACP
Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(12):JC6-14. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-151-12-200912150-02014
ACP Journal Club |  17 November 2009
Use of antipsychotic drugs was associated with increased risk for hyperglycemia in older patients with diabetes
Bradley Ng, MBChB, FRANZCP
Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(10):JC5-12. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-151-10-200911170-02012
ACP Journal Club |  20 October 2009
Stratification for exploring heterogeneity in systematic reviews
Derrick A. Bennett, PhD; Jonathan R. Emberson, PhD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(8):JC4-2. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-151-8-200910200-02002
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