UPMC Physician Resources
Preoperative Evaluation of Elderly Patients in 2015
In this presentation, Dr. Fred Rubin gives a clinical talk focusing on the preoperative evaluation of elderly patients. Dr. Rubin outlines how to Identify and optimize risk factors for elderly patients going into the OR, geriatric issues, and the importance in reviewing overall health status.
Publish Date: 11/4/2015
Total Viewing Time: 45min
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.
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
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