Geriatrics

Conference Coverage

Managing agitation in outpatient dementia

NEW ORLEANS – An SSRI is first-line pharmacotherapy for agitation in dementia and can be augmented with a benzodiazepine

From the Journals

One in seven Americans had fecal incontinence

The condition was most prevalent among older individuals and those with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, IBS, and diabetes.

Conference Coverage

Is medical aid in dying suicide?

WASHINGTON – The American Association of Suicidology issued a 2017 statement that medical aid in dying is not suicide. Two experts debate whether...

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