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Gériatrie

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Eyer, Stephan
Rochat, Stephane
Monod, Stefanie
Bula, Christophe
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2010, vol. 6, no. 231, p. 24-27
Abstract Several studies clarified the role of different interventions such as vitamine D replacement, denosumab treatment, and vertebroplasty in the prevention and management of falls and fractures. A trial tested the effectiveness of pharmaceutical assistance at the time of discharge, emphasizing the potential benefits for the patients and the health care system. Syncopal episodes frequently lead to hospital admission. A retrospective study evaluated the diagnostic yield of different tests and emphasized the importance to actively seek orthostatic hypotension in older patients. Finally, advances remain modest in the field of dementias.
Keywords AgedGeriatrics/*trendsHumans
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PMID: 20196429
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Research group Démence du sujet âgé, troubles cognitifs, la symptomatologie cognitive (577)
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EYER, Stephan et al. Gériatrie. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2010, vol. 6, n° 231, p. 24-27. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:20458

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