This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, guest edited by Drs. Antimisiaris and Gopalraj, is devoted to Geriatrics. Articles in this issue include: Geriatric Assessment for the Primary Care Provider; Ageism in Medicine: What is Normal Aging?; Management of Polypharmacy in the 15 Minute Office Visit; Sexuality in the Older Adult; Alzheimer's Disease and the Future; Evaluating the Older Driver; Diabetes in the Older Adult; Hormone Replacement: The Fountain of Youth?; Mental Health in Older Age; Advanced Care Planning in the Office; Pain in the Older Adult; Hyperlipidemia and Hypertension in the Older Adult; and Delirium: Assessment and Prognosis.
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Foreword: The Art of Managing Complexity, the Joy of Aging Gracefully
Preface: The Urgent Need for Robust Geriatric Patient Care Skills in Primary Care
Geriatric Assessment for Primary Care Providers
Managing Polypharmacy in the 15-Minute Office Visit
Sexuality in the Older Adult
Dementia for the Primary Care Provider
Evaluation of the Older Driver
The Older Adult with Diabetes and Busy Clinicians
Hormone Replacement: The Fountain of Youth?
Depression in Older Adults: A Treatable Medical Condition
Advance Care Planning in the Outpatient Geriatric Medicine Setting
Pain in the Elderly: Identification, Evaluation, and Management of Older Adults with Pain Complaints and Pain-Related Symptoms
Hypertension in the Older Adult