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Geriatrics

Pittsburgh-Munich International Lung Conference

The 2014 conference will be co-host with the Comprehensive Pneumology Center, Institute of Lung Biology and Disease, Ludwig-Maximilians University and Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, Germany, one of the top-level-universities of the German initiative of excellence.

Drug Rounds - Inappropriate Medications in the Elderly

Strategies to reduce inappropriate drug use and reduce ADRS in older adults is the focus of this UPMC presentation by pharmacist, Joseph Hanlon.

Publish Date: 6/28/2012
Total Viewing Time: 25 min.

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Cancer Pearls for the Geriatrician

UPMC's Dr. Gijsberta van Londen provides an overview of cancer in the elderly including pearls of wisdom for practitioners serving the geriatric population. The presentation offers special insight into screening, assessment and management of the geriatric cancer patient.

Publish Date: 6/20/2012
Total Viewing Time: 40 min.

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Hypertension in the Elderly

In his presentation on hypertension in the elderly, Dr. Elnicki covers important topics to the management of the disease, including drug selection, difficult-to-control blood pressure, and resistant hypertension in the elderly.

Publish Date: 6/12/2012
Total Viewing Time: 42 min.

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Management of Late-Life Depression and Anxiety

Dr. James Tew of UPMC reviews data on the prevalence of antidepressant use for depression and anxiety by Primary Care Physicians. Providers will hear Dr. Tew's dosing suggestions, tips for improving patient adherence, and recommendations for monitoring improvement.

Publish Date: 8/30/2011
Total Viewing Time: 28 minutes

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Pain Management in the Elderly: A Walk Through the PCP’s Office

UPMC's Debra Weiner discusses treatment targets for older adults with chronic pain with an emphasis on a rational approach to the four different types of pain.

Publish Date: 6/14/2011
Total Viewing Time: 45 min

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Geriatrics: From Bench to Bedside to Policy

UPMC's Dr. Neil Resnick shares some lessons learned from the bedside care of the geriatric patient and the policies implemented as a result of these experiences. This presentation was part of the speaker series presented by the Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh.

Publish Date: 6/7/2011
Total Viewing Time: 50 minutes

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Improving Medication Safety in the Nursing Home Setting

In this course, presented as part of the Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Communities and the University of Pittsburgh speaker series, Dr. Steven Handler discusses the frequency and impact of adverse drug events, followed by solutions to detect and manage these events in the nursing home setting.

Publish Date: 5/4/2011
Total Viewing Time: 53 minutes

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Update in Geriatric Pharmacology

Update in Geriatric Pharmacology

Publish Date: 9/10/2014
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The Difference an Age Makes: What's So Special About Seniors?

The Difference an Age Makes: What's So Special About Seniors?

Publish Date: 3/31/2014
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Geriatric Urinary Incontinence

Geriatric Urinary Incontinence

Publish Date: 3/28/2014
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Hypertension in the Elderly

Hypertension in the Elderly

Publish Date: 6/12/2012
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Quality: Raising the Bar - Implications for Performance

Quality: Raising the Bar - Implications for Performance

Publish Date: 4/10/2012
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Geriatrics: From Bench to Bedside to Policy

Geriatrics: From Bench to Bedside to Policy

Publish Date: 6/7/2011
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MR Imaging Predictors of Treatment Response in Late-Life Depression

MR Imaging Predictors of Treatment Response in Late-Life Depression

Publish Date: 5/24/2011
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Improving Medication Safety in the Nursing Home Setting

Improving Medication Safety in the Nursing Home Setting

Publish Date: 5/4/2011
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