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Clinical casebook: elderly care

Module summary

Consultant geriatrician Dr James Woodard offers advice on common presentations in the older patient group.

Learning objectives
This module uses four case histories to update GPs on caring for the elderly, including:
  • Which drugs are likely to impair renal function
  • Preventing AKI
  • Persevering with statins
  • The suitability of newer anticoagulants
Author

Dr James Woodard is a consultant geriatrician at the Royal Derby Hospital.

Date module published
01/07/2015
Module due for review
01/07/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
GOOD
Sripranay Sinha
07.04.2017.
good need more clinical cases management
SHAMIM Rashid
01.03.2017.
good run through of some of the more complex areas in clinical practice when it comes to elderly
Maeve Mc Inerney
29.01.2017.
Good, but does not seem to take into account NNT and NNH harm considerations.
Brian Partridge
12.01.2017.
Case related discussions a useful way of addressing common problems
Kamal Winayak
31.12.2016.