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Geriatric Medicine Collection
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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 |  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: 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 |  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
Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in older men reduced AAA mortality at 13 years
Nasseer A. Masoodi, MD, MBA, FACP
Ann Intern Med. 2013;159(2):JC11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-159-2-201307160-02011
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
ACP Journal Club |  18 June 2013
Review: Case management does not reduce unplanned hospital admissions compared with usual care in older persons
Calvin Hirsch, MD, FACP
Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(12):JC13. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-12-201306180-02013
ACP Journal Club |  18 June 2013
Review: Acute geriatric unit care reduces falls, delirium, and functional decline
Mary Tinetti, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(12):JC11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-12-201306180-02011
ACP Journal Club |  19 February 2013
Review: Nonpharmacologic caregiver interventions improve dementia symptoms and caregiver reactions
Nathalie Paolino, DO; Patrick G. O’Malley, MD, MPH, FACP
Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(4):JC4. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-4-201302190-02004
ACP Journal Club |  19 February 2013
Review: Cholinesterase inhibitors do not reduce progression to dementia from mild cognitive impairment
Nasseer Masoodi, MD, MBA, FACP
Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(4):JC2-3. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-4-201302190-02003
ACP Journal Club |  15 January 2013
Ginkgo biloba extract did not reduce risk for Alzheimer disease in elderly patients with memory complaints
Calvin Hirsch, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(2):JC7. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-2-201301150-02007
ACP Journal Club |  16 October 2012
The Mini-Cog had sensitivity similar to the longer 3MS for detecting cognitive impairment or dementia
Calvin Hirsch, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(8):JC4-8. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-157-8-201210160-02008
ACP Journal Club |  18 September 2012
Telemonitoring did not reduce hospitalizations or ED visits in high-risk elderly patients
William J. Hall, MD, MACP
Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(6):JC3-8. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-157-6-201209180-02008
ACP Journal Club |  18 September 2012
Flexible sigmoidoscopy screening reduced colorectal cancer incidence and mortality in older adults
Charles J. Kahi, MD, MSc, FACP, FACG, AGAF; Thomas F. Imperiale, MD, FACP, AGAF
Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(6):JC3-3. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-157-6-201209180-02003
ACP Journal Club |  20 March 2012
Screening with chest radiography did not reduce lung cancer mortality in older patients
Yves Lacasse, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Ann Intern Med. 2012;156(6):JC3-8. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-156-6-201202210-02008
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