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Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD): A Common, Characteristic and Treatable Cause of Chronic Dizziness.
Posted Date: 8/1/2018 9:47:00 PM
Issue: Family Practice - August 30, 2018 - Vol. 47 - No. 10
Author(s): Jeffrey Wallace, MD, MPH

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How Do Doctors Deliver a Diagnosis of Dementia in Memory Clinics?
Posted Date: 7/24/2018 8:11:00 PM
Issue: Psychiatry - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 2
Author(s): Smitha Bhandari, MD
Direct approaches in dementia ensures clear diagnosis without compromising the understanding of patients and planning for the future.
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Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD): A Common, Characteristic and Treatable Cause of Chronic Dizziness.
Posted Date: 7/24/2018 3:36:00 PM
Issue: Neurology - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 24 - No. 12
Author(s): Jeffrey Wallace, MD, MPH

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Targeting Behavioral Symptoms and Functional Decline in Dementia: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Posted Date: 7/24/2018 3:36:00 PM
Issue: Neurology - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 24 - No. 12
Author(s): Jeffrey Wallace, MD, MPH
A home-based tailored activity program can provide meaningful clinical improvements for patients with dementia and their caregivers.
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Pre–Intensive Care Unit Cognitive Status, Subsequent Disability, and New Nursing Home Admission Among Critically Ill Older Adults.
Posted Date: 7/17/2018 3:22:00 PM
Issue: Critical Care Medicine - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 25 - No. 5
Author(s): Janaki Deepak, MBBS, FACP
Elderly patients with moderate pre-ICU cognitive impairment are more likely to experience increased disability and need nursing home admissions post critical illness admission.
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Estimating Risk of Postsurgical General and Geriatric Complications Using the VESPA Preoperative Tool.
Posted Date: 7/17/2018 3:10:00 PM
Issue: Cancer Management - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 48 - No. 1
Author(s): David S. Beebe, MD
The Vulnerable Elders Surgical Pathways and Assessment tool can help physicians in a preoperative clinic predict perioperative complications in elderly patients.
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Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Reduce Adverse Drug Reactions in Older Adults.
Posted Date: 7/10/2018 3:58:00 AM
Issue: Internal Medicine - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 56 - No. 5
Author(s): Susan E. Merel, MD
Structured pharmacist-led interventions to improve prescribing can reduce adverse drug reactions in the elderly by 35%.
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New 5-Factor Modified Frailty Index Using American College of Surgeons NSQIP Data.
Posted Date: 6/18/2018 1:40:00 PM
Issue: General Surgery - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 47 - No. 10
Author(s): Marta McCrum, MD, MPH
5-Factor modified frailty index (mFI) is strongly predictive of postoperative mortality, performing equally well as the 11-factor mFI.
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Cognitive Trajectory Changes Over 20 Years Before Dementia Diagnosis: A Large Cohort Study.
Posted Date: 6/15/2018 6:02:00 PM
Issue: Internal Medicine - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 56 - No. 4
Author(s): Jeffrey Wallace, MD, MPH
Commonly used brief cognitive measures can detect differences in cognitive function at least 10 years prior to clinically diagnosed dementia.
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Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD): A Common, Characteristic and Treatable Cause of Chronic Dizziness.
Posted Date: 6/15/2018 6:02:00 PM
Issue: Internal Medicine - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 56 - No. 4
Author(s): Jeffrey Wallace, MD, MPH

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Targeting Behavioral Symptoms and Functional Decline in Dementia: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Posted Date: 6/15/2018 6:02:00 PM
Issue: Internal Medicine - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 56 - No. 4
Author(s): Jeffrey Wallace, MD, MPH
A home-based tailored activity program can provide meaningful clinical improvements for patients with dementia and their caregivers.
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Midlife Cardiovascular Fitness and Dementia: A 44-Year Longitudinal Population Study in Women.
Posted Date: 5/29/2018 9:43:00 PM
Issue: Neurology - May 30, 2018 - Vol. 24 - No. 10
Author(s): Walter Steven Metzer, MD
High cardiovascular fitness in midlife is associated with decreased risk of subsequent dementia, and promotion of high cardiovascular fitness may be recommended to mitigate dementia.
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Midlife Insulin Resistance, APOE Genotype, and Late-Life Brain Amyloid Accumulation.
Posted Date: 5/29/2018 9:43:00 PM
Issue: Neurology - May 30, 2018 - Vol. 24 - No. 10
Author(s): Walter Steven Metzer, MD
Insulin and β-amyloid (Aβ) are degraded by the same enzyme in the brain, downregulated with insulin resistance, possibly leading to Aβ accumulation.
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Can Exercise Improve Cognitive Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease? A Meta-Analysis.
Posted Date: 4/18/2018 7:11:00 PM
Issue: Internal Medicine - April 30, 2018 - Vol. 56 - No. 2
Author(s): Susan E. Merel, MD
Moderate aerobic exercise may improve cognitive function in patients with Alzheimer disease or mild cognitive impairment.
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A Survey of Women's Awareness of and Reasons for Lack of Postfracture Osteoporotic Care.
Posted Date: 4/11/2018 7:00:00 PM
Issue: Neurosurgery - April 30, 2018 - Vol. 19 - No. 2
Author(s): Jeffrey Wallace, MD, MPH
Patient’s lack of understanding about fracture risks and osteoporosis management appears to be the major factor resulting in low rates of post-fracture osteoporosis treatment.
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Association Between Calcium or Vitamin D Supplementation and Fracture Incidence in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Posted Date: 3/15/2018 6:46:00 PM
Issue: Neurosurgery - March 30, 2018 - Vol. 19 - No. 1
Author(s): Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS

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Trial of Solanezumab for Mild Dementia Due to Alzheimer's Disease.
Posted Date: 3/15/2018 6:41:00 PM
Issue: Neurology - March 30, 2018 - Vol. 24 - No. 8
Author(s): John Schwankhaus, MD
Trials of a monoclonal antibody targeting amyloid-β have failed to slow the cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer disease.
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Sepsis Survivors Admitted to Skilled Nursing Facilities: Cognitive Impairment, Activities of Daily Living Dependence, and Survival.
Posted Date: 3/15/2018 6:35:00 PM
Issue: Critical Care Medicine - March 30, 2018 - Vol. 25 - No. 1
Author(s): Jacqueline M. Kruser, MD
Cognitive and functional impairments are common in older adults who survive severe sepsis and are associated with shorter survival.
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Proton Pump Inhibitors and Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia.
Posted Date: 2/20/2018 8:27:00 PM
Issue: Internal Medicine - February 28, 2018 - Vol. 55 - No. 11
Author(s): Jeffrey Wallace, MD, MPH
Although there are many good reasons to avoid chronic proton pump inhibitors use, increased risk of dementia from these agents is not likely.
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Maintaining Vitamin D Sufficiency Is Associated With Improved Structural and Symptomatic Outcomes in Knee Osteoarthritis.
Posted Date: 2/7/2018 3:40:00 PM
Issue: Family Practice - February 28, 2018 - Vol. 47 - No. 2
Author(s): Melissa "Moe" Hagman, MD, FACP

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