Describes the role of radiation therapy in the management of high risk non-metastatic prostate cancer.
Understand the course of treatment for patients with low and intermediate risk prostate cancer.
Assess magnitude of benefit for radiation after breast conserving surgery.
This Fast Fact reviews the pathophysiology of severe asymptomatic aortic stenosis and helps determine when to order a Transthoracic Echocardiogram (TTE) for diagnostic evaluation.
An approach to diagnoses of geriatric patients who have suspected NPH.
How to manage patients once it is determined they have low vision.
Initial diagnosis of tinnitus by history and physical exam.
Review systemic effects of ocular medications for age related macular degeneration.
Learn practical interpretations of echocardiographic changes.
By assessing comorbidities, frailty and disease status in context of function and care goals, the appropriateness of cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation for geriatric patients can be determined.
Determine appropriate surgical management for elderly breast cancer patients.
Develop a comprehensive approach to the timely evaluation of older adults with abdominal pain in the ED.
Frailty assessment of patients at time of ICU admission may be useful in identification of vulnerable elderly patients.
Learn necessary positioning and mobility requirements for geriatric patients undergoing a fluoroscopic study.
Learn a systems-based approach to evaluation non-vertigo dizziness.
Review cardiac causes of syncope.
Differentiate peripheral and central causes of dizziness.
Review use and side affects of common medications for otolaryngologic diseases.
Learn to assess multiple factors causing falls.
Identify and assess delirium.
Perioperative medication that may increase delirium risk.
Review perioperative anticoagulation management of geriatric patients.
Review an algorithm for pain management of rib fractures.
Review key renal function lab values in a geriatric patient.