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.
Resources available for facilitating driving cessation.
Learn underlying basic science and practical clinical management of insomnia evaluation.
Review toxic affects of chemo therapy on geriatric patients.
Diagnostic testing and treatment are determined based on ability to improve disease process or quality of life/goals of care.
Approximately 11.4% of adults over the age of 60 years will experience some form of mistreatment.
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 glaucoma and pupillary dilation.
Review systemic effects of ocular medications for age related macular degeneration.
Learn practical interpretations of echocardiographic changes.
Review antiplatelet therapy in coronary artery disease.
Learn to assess post-stroke depression (PSD).
Medications is one of the 4Ms of an Age-Friendly healthcare system.
Review medical conditions and medications that can prolong QT
Dementia is a growing public health concern with timely diagnosis an important part of high-quality care for older adults.
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.
Older adults with influenza may present with nonspecific symptoms and/or exacerbations of co-morbid illnesses.