Geriatric Medicine Collection
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ACP Journal Club |  19 January 2016
In older adults with treatment-resistant depression, adding aripiprazole to venlafaxine increased remission at 12 wk
Ana Hategan, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2016;164(2):JC10. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2016-164-2-010
ACP Journal Club |  17 November 2015
A balance retraining exercise program reduced injurious falls in at-risk older community-dwelling women
Calvin Hirsch, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(10):JC2. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-163-10-002
ACP Journal Club |  17 November 2015
Review: In older patients with AF or acute VTE, some DOACs reduce thrombotic events and major bleeding
Richard H. White, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(10):JC4. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-163-10-004
ACP Journal Club |  17 November 2015
The Richmond Agitation Sedation Scale was accurate for detecting delirium in older patients in the ED
Christopher Robert Carpenter, MD, MSc, FACEP, AGSF
Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(10):JC10. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-163-10-010
ACP Journal Club |  20 October 2015
Review: Dutasteride, fesoterodine, and finasteride are beneficial for lower urinary tract symptoms in older patients
Thomas Fekete, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(8):JC7. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-163-8-007
ACP Journal Club |  16 June 2015
Trimethoprim–sulfamethoxazole was linked to sudden death in older patients using spironolactone
Shubha Ananthakrishnan, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(12):JC13. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-162-12-013
ACP Journal Club |  17 February 2015
An elastic band exercise program improved fitness in older adults who use wheelchairs in nursing homes
Calvin Hirsch, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(4):JC3. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-162-4-003
ACP Journal Club |  17 February 2015
Some antimicrobials increased admissions and ED visits for hypoglycemia in older users of glipizide or glyburide
Noa Eliakim-Raz, MD; Leonard Leibovici, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(4):JC13. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-162-4-013
ACP Journal Club |  20 January 2015
Incident perioperative AF increased risk for ischemic stroke at 1 year, with greater risk after noncardiac surgery
Patrick Pullicino, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(2):JC11. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-162-2-011
ACP Journal Club |  21 October 2014
In older patients with hypertension, newly prescribed thiazides were linked to metabolic adverse events
Syed R. Latif, MD; William Bommer, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(8):JC11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-8-201410210-02011
ACP Journal Club |  16 September 2014
Review: Supervised withdrawal plus other interventions reduces benzodiazepine use in older persons
Gregory A. Hinrichsen, PhD; Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(6):JC2. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-6-201409160-02002
ACP Journal Club |  16 September 2014
In long-term benzodiazepine users, primary care–based, structured, tapering interventions reduced use
Gregory A. Hinrichsen, PhD; Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(6):JC3. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-6-201409160-02003
ACP Journal Club |  16 September 2014
Review: In postmenopausal women and older men, vitamin D plus calcium reduces some fractures
KoKo Aung, MD, MPH
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(6):JC5. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-6-201409160-02005
ACP Journal Club |  19 August 2014
ACC/AHA, Adult Treatment Panel III, and ESC guidelines overestimated risk for CVD in older adults
Prashant Vaishnava, MD; Kim A. Eagle, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(4):JC13. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-4-201408190-02013
ACP Journal Club |  17 June 2014
Probiotics did not prevent antibiotic-associated or C. difficile diarrhea in hospitalized older patients
P.D. Ziakas, MD; E. Mylonakis, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2014;160(12):JC6. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-160-12-201406170-02006
ACP Journal Club |  20 May 2014
Review: In older patients without CVD, statins reduce MI and stroke but not all-cause mortality
Saul Schaefer, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2014;160(10):JC8. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-160-10-201405200-02008
ACP Journal Club |  18 February 2014
Review: Several brief screening tests detect dementia in older adults; no trials assess effects on patient outcomes
David Burke, BMed, MRCPsych, FRANZCP
Ann Intern Med. 2014;160(4):JC12. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-160-4-201402180-02012
ACP Journal Club |  21 January 2014
In 85-year-old adults, MMSE predicted 5-year risk for first stroke better than Framingham score
David Tirschwell, MD, MSc
Ann Intern Med. 2014;160(2):JC13. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-160-2-201401210-02013
ACP Journal Club |  19 November 2013
Review: Pharmacist care improves therapeutic and safety outcomes in older adults
William J. Hall, MD, MACP
Ann Intern Med. 2013;159(10):JC6. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-159-10-201311190-02006
ACP Journal Club |  16 July 2013
Review: Routine venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in hospitalized frail older patients has uncertain benefit
Elie A. Akl, MD; Gordon Guyatt, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2013;159(2):JC9. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-159-2-201307160-02009
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