Care of the elderly

care of the elderly

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Top tips: frailty in older people


Dr Sunil Angris offers top tips on the identification, assessment, and management of frailty in people aged 65 years and over


Coordination of care is essential for managing multimorbidity


Dr David Kernick reviews NICE Guideline 56 on multimorbidity, and identifies the key recommendations for managing people with multiple chronic conditions in primary care

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General practice should be placed at the centre of dementia care


Dr Eugene Tang (pictured) and Professor Louise Robinson discuss the latest recommendations for diagnosing and treating dementia patients, and how GPs can provide support

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GPs can help to identify older people at higher risk of mental decline


Dr Alan Maryon-Davis highlights the key recommendations for primary care and commissioners from NICE Guideline 32 on independence and mental wellbeing in older people

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Management of asthma in adults over 65 years of age

Animation on the management of asthma in adults over 65 years of age

2018-02-05T08:10:00+00:00Commissioned by Teva UK Limited

This animation has been commissioned by Teva UK Limited and developed in partnership with MGP Ltd. Watch this short animation to learn about the management of asthma in adults over 65 years of age.

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