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Cataracts and Visual Decline
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produced by Springer; interview by Kimberly Nguyen (Switzerland: Springer, 2019), 15 mins
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world and a significant cause of vision loss in the geriatric population. Vision loss affects patient’s activities of daily living (ADLs) and quality of life. Cataracts are associated with risk factors such as increased age, diabetes mellitus, and steroid use....
produced by Springer; interview by Kimberly Nguyen (Switzerland: Springer, 2019), 15 mins
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Elder Abuse
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produced by Springer; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (New York, NY: Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 13 mins
There are 700,000-1.2 million cases of elder abuse annually in the US, and internationally 2-10% of patients over 65 years old report a history of maltreatment. Less than 10% of the estimated elder abuse cases are reported. Elder abuse includes physical abuse, neglect, exploitation, abandonment, and sexual abuse,...
produced by Springer; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (New York, NY: Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 13 mins
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Incidence and Prevalence of Visual Diseases in the Geriatric Population
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produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Switzerland: Springer, 2019), 16 mins
The number of aging post WWII baby boomers and increasing life expectancy in the US means an increase in patients with age related eye disease (AREDs). Strategies to prevent these causes of vision loss include regular eye exams, blood pressure control, glycemic control, and smoking cessation. Especially in this hi...
produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Switzerland: Springer, 2019), 16 mins
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Low Vision in Aging Patients
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produced by Springer; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 14 mins
When vision loss is not corrected with spectacles or medical or surgical intervention, it is called low vision. About 25% of patients with impaired vision have difficulty with acts of daily living, and about 1/3 of patients with advanced macular degeneration are depressed. These considerations are unique in aging...
produced by Springer; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 14 mins
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Older Australians: Alcohol and Other Drug Use, Aging of the Population
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produced by Sushi Productions; interview by Celia Wilkinson, in Older Australians: Alcohol and Other Drug Use (Mount Lawley, Western Australia: Sushi Productions, 2019), 18 mins
Ageing of the population: Alcohol and other drug use amongst older Australians.
produced by Sushi Productions; interview by Celia Wilkinson, in Older Australians: Alcohol and Other Drug Use (Mount Lawley, Western Australia: Sushi Productions, 2019), 18 mins
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Older Australians: Alcohol and Other Drug Use, Working with Older Patients Using Medications, Over the Counter Drugs and Illicit Drugs
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produced by Sushi Productions; interview by Robert Backhouse, in Older Australians: Alcohol and Other Drug Use (Mount Lawley, Western Australia: Sushi Productions, 2019), 16 mins
This interview features a consultation between a general practitioner and a patient who is managing her anxiety and chronic pain with a range of substances, including illicit drug use.
produced by Sushi Productions; interview by Robert Backhouse, in Older Australians: Alcohol and Other Drug Use (Mount Lawley, Western Australia: Sushi Productions, 2019), 16 mins
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Older Australians: Alcohol and Other Drug Use, Working with Older Patients When Alcohol is Not the Presenting Issue
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produced by Sushi Productions, in Older Australians: Alcohol and Other Drug Use (Mount Lawley, Western Australia: Sushi Productions, 2019), 20 mins
This interview features a consultation between a general practitioner and a patient who presents with a recent fall and insomnia.
produced by Sushi Productions, in Older Australians: Alcohol and Other Drug Use (Mount Lawley, Western Australia: Sushi Productions, 2019), 20 mins
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Older Australians: Alcohol and Other Drug Use, Working wth Older Patients Presenting with Acute Physical Harm
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produced by Sushi Productions; interview by Robert Backhouse, in Older Australians: Alcohol and Other Drug Use (Mount Lawley, Western Australia: Sushi Productions, 2019), 17 mins
This interview features a consultation between a general practitioner and a patient who is managing his pancreatitis with alcohol.
produced by Sushi Productions; interview by Robert Backhouse, in Older Australians: Alcohol and Other Drug Use (Mount Lawley, Western Australia: Sushi Productions, 2019), 17 mins
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Referred Comorbidity Diplopia in Geriatric Patients
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interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 11 mins
When treating geriatric patients, physicians must keep a differential of systemic diseases that could manifest with ocular symptoms. This is especially crucial when treating elderlies with multiple comorbidities and vasculopathic risk factors. For example, when assessing diplopia patients, one must first attempt t...
interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 11 mins
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Screening for Comorbidities in Aging Patients
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produced by Springer; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 16 mins
Most major eye diseases occur more often in the elderly population, yet the quality of their care is reduced if the patient is unable to communicate due to other health considerations. As with other patients who struggle to communicate—children, for example—this barrier does not mean the patient should not re...
produced by Springer; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 16 mins
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