Pete and Nick are joined by geriatric registrars Emma and Chris. In this COTEcast we are tackling the issues around polypharmacy in the elderly. We discuss why it is a problem and how to manage it. We also offer some tips for junior doctors who are starting new jobs soon on how to approach a patient with polypharmacy.
Nick and Mark are joined by Lewis Potter, founder of geekymedics.com. Together they talk about the pros and cons of technology in medical education as well as the future of technology based learning. Lewis also tells us what geekymedics.com has to offer
Pete, Vicky and Nick are live at the British Geriatrics Society Spring Conference and are joined by ACCS acute medicine trainee Lily Shevlin. They discuss what they have learned from the conference, important topics such as DNACPR forms and treatment escalation plans, fears of being the medical registrar and how to attract more junior doctors to the field of geriatric medicine.
OPMentor is an opportunity for junior doctors of any grade who are interested in geriatric medicine to find some informal support with their career development. We have a network of geriatricians from throughout the UK willing to provide advice on
Nick and his colleagues Emily Lyon & Jude Randall discuss how to improve the care of inpatients with dementia, and how to spot and manage delirium.