AGS SpotlightOf all stroke patients, 72% are older than 65 years. One of every six strokes is secondary.
- Tuberculosis is one of the oldest identified human diseases and remains the leading cause of death worldwide from a single infectious agent.
Case ReportAortic dissection can be easily missed. Classical findings are present less than half of the time and symptoms are protean in nature.
AAHCP Home Medical Care ForumOlder adults often began smoking at a time when it was fashionable, widely accepted, and little was known of the health hazards.
AAPM SeriesThe high costs of treatment associated with the morbidity and mortality related to falls and fractures is likely to increase exponentially in the years to come.
Cardiovascular DiseaseED and CAD are often coexisting conditions, and ED may antedate a serious cardiovascular event such as an MI.