Psychiatry RoundsDiogenes syndrome has been referred to as senile breakdown, social breakdown, senile squalor syndrome, and messy house syndrome.
Endocrinology, Hormone ReplacementSubclinical hypothyroidism is most commonly found in women older than age 60 years who often test positive for antithyroid antibodies.
Preventive MedicineThere is evidence that smoking cessation in older persons can be successful, and there are health benefits to be gained.
Geriatric AssessmentDriving safety of the elderly will continue to become a more prominent concern, and physicians can play an important role in helping to address this issue.
Case Reports in UrologyOveractive bladder (OAB) describes a range of lower urinary tract symptoms that cannot otherwise be attributed to clear pathologic features.
Physicians PerspectiveSubclinical disease is not without effects, but rather a stage in the continuum of illness.
For Your PatientThe development of cataracts is a normal part of aging, and usually progresses gradually over a period of years.