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Geriatrics

Norman B. Gaylis MD

A Miami rheumatologist tells why he has donated $1 million to offer his colleagues in community practice the chance to pursue their own clinical theories.

chronic pain

A detailed review in the British Medical Journal recommends tools for pain measurement and assesses the latest evidence about treatments.

A large study of veterans reveals factors that predict which people starting methotrexate for rheumatic diseases after the age of 65 will quickly begin to show signs of liver damage.

Knee osteoarthritis can trigger a series of clinical problems that set patients on the road to early frailty, especially if both knees are involved. It's prudent for their physicians to be on high alert for it.

Whatever is causing this woman’s hip pain, her x-ray film looks quite severe. The diagnosis was correct 40 years ago, but it couldn’t be treated effectively then. What’s the problem?

Bullous pemphigoid

Bullous pemphigoid, varicose veins, dermatomyositis, myasthenia gravis, coma bullae, xerosis, atrophie blanche, Grover disease—a review of age-related clinical concerns and how to recognize them.

Biologics have added a decade to the lifespan of rheumatoid arthritis patients since only the start of this century. The impact of age on that treatment has been a subject of intense study.

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