Professor David Oliver discusses his top ‘banned words and phrases’ within Geriatric Medicine, and explains why we should try to think differently about the way we refer to older people and their problems when they come into hospital
Dr Richard Thomson talks about how to diagnose, assess and manage surgical problems in older people, and how to communicate with the surgical team to achieve the best outcomes for your patients.
Dr Henry Woodford provides an overview of the causes of urinary incontinence in frail older people, and suggests how to investigate and manage this important problem
Dr James Fisher provides a recap of BPPV and describes how to treat it by performing the Epley Manoeuvre
Dr Helen Chamberlain presents this practical guide to fluid balance in older patients, and how junior medical staff should approach the request for ‘fluids please’