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Finding frailty and responding in primary care

Most people have an intuitive understanding of the descriptive term ‘frail’. In the last few decades, it has been increasingly used in a technical sense in Healthcare.

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Falls: finding evidence across the Twitterverse and elsewhere
Falls: finding evidence across the Twitterverse and elsewhere
Dr Genevieve Yates

I follow a few people on Twitter who are involved in Geriatrics and it’s a useful way to hear of interesting discussions or guidelines. Recently I saw a tweet by an Irish geriatrician about “evidence based falls’ prevention”, which turned out to be an extract from a presentation by Sydney based Professor Stephen Lord.

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A quick look at the Australian osteoporosis guidelines
A quick look at the Australian osteoporosis guidelines
Dr Cathy Regan

A quick reference guide to the guideline - Osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis and management in postmenopausal women and men over 50 years of age 2nd Edition.

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