Selected Readings

CANCER SCREENING

Walter LC, Covinsky KE. Cancer screening in elderly patients. JAMA. 2001;285(21):2750-2756.

Sajid S, Mohile SG, Szmulewitz R, Posadas E, Dale W. Individualized Decision-Making for Older Adult Men with Prostate Cancer: Balancing Cancer Control with Treatment Consequences Across the Clinical Spectrum. Sem Onc. 2011;38(2):309-325.

DELIRIUM

Inouye SK. Delirium in older persons. NEJM 2006;354:1157-65.

DEMENTIA

McKhann GM, Knopman DS, Chertkow H, et al. The diagnosis of dementia due to Alzheimer's disease: Recommendations from the National Institute on Aging and the Alzhiemer's Association workgroup. Alzheimer's & Dementia. 2011:1-7.

Jack CK, Albert MS, Knopman DS, et al. Introduction to the recommendations from the National Institute of Aging and the Alzheimer's Association workgroup on diagnostic guidelines for Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's & Dementia. 2011:1-6.

Albert MS, DeKosky ST, Dickson D, et al. The diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer's disease: Recommendations from the National Institute on Aging and Alzheimer's Association workgroup. Alzheimer's & Dementia 2011:1-10.

Knopman DS, Boeve BF, Petersen RC. Essentials of the proper diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment, dementia and major subtypes of dementia. Mayo Clin Proc. 2003;78:1290-1308.

DEPRESSION

Blazer DG. Depression in late life: Review and commentary. J. Gerontol: MED SCI. 2003;58A(3):249-265.

DRUGS AND AGING

Fick DM, Cooper JW, Wade WE, et al. Updating the Beers criteria for potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults. Arch Intern Med. 2003;163:2716-2724.

FRAILTY

Fried LP, Ferrucci L, Darer J, et al. Untangling the concepts of disability, frailty, and comorbidity: Implications for improved targeting and care. J Gerontol: MED SCI. 2004;59(3):255-263.

PALLIATIVE CARE

Brumley R, Enguidanos S, Jamison P, et al. Increased satisfaction with care and lower costs: Results of a randomized trial of in-home palliative care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55:993-1000.

Ferris, FD. Last hours of living. Clin Geriatr Med. 2004;20:641-667.

Morrison RS, Meier DE. Palliative care. N Engl J Med. 2004;350:2582-2590.

Weiner, DK. Office management of chronic pain in the elderly. Am J Med. 2007;120:306-315.

URINARY INCONTINENCE

DuBeau CE. Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults with Diabetes. In: Munshi M,  Lipsitz L, ed. Geriatric Diabetes. New York: Informa Healthcare, 2007;111-126.

DuBeau CE. Urinary Incontinence.  In: Landefeld CS, Palmer RM, Johnson MA, Johnston CB, Lyons WL (eds).  Current Geriatric Diagnosis & Treatment. New York: Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill. 2004: pp239-246.

Fonda D, DuBeau C, Harari D, Palmer M, Ouslander J, Roe B.  Incontinence in the Frail Elderly. In: Incontinence, 3rd ed.  Abrams P, Cardozo L, Khoury S. Wein A, ed.  Plymouth, UK:Health Publication Ltd. 2005: pp 1163-1239.

REFERENCE LIST FOR ALL READINGS ABOVE

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