Vol 31, No 10 (2013)

Medicine for the elderly

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

Editors comment

'Me medicine' PDF HTML
Bridget Farham 351

Guest editorial

Medicine in the elderly: Unique challenges and management PDF HTML
Sebastiana Kalula 352

Main articles

Frailty PDF HTML
Linda de Villiers 353-357
Management of hypertension in older persons – specific considerations PDF HTML
Jean Paul Emeriau, Sebastiana Kalula 358-362
Current concepts in the management of delirium PDF HTML
India Butler, Lindy Sinclair, Brent Tipping 363-366
Ethical and medico-legal aspects of dementia PDF HTML
Felix C V Potocnik 367-370
Assessment of driving capacity in persons with dementia PDF HTML
Kathleen Ross 371-372
Pharmacotherapy for the treatment of osteoporosis in the elderly PDF HTML
Joel Dave 373-376

More about

Movement disorders in the elderly PDF HTML
Jonathan Carr 377-378
Falls prevention in older persons PDF HTML
Robert Cumming 378-381


Abstracts PDF HTML
Comparative effectiveness of exercise and drug interventions on mortality outcomes: Meta-epidemiological study
Effectiveness of interdisciplinary primary care approach to reduce disability in community dwelling frail older people: cluster randomised controlled trial
Long-term cognitive impairment after critical illness

AIDS briefs

Home-based counselling and testing achieves very high testing rates in Kenya PDF HTML
Bridget Farham 383

News bites

News bites PDF HTML
Chris Bateman 384

CPD Questionnaire

CPD questionnaire PDF