This publication summarizes pertinent new research findings that were presented at the 2019 American Geriatrics Society (AGS) meeting held May 2 to 4 in Portland, OR. In addition, Neema Kapadia Sharda, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics, and Serena Wong, DO, medical instructor in the Department of Medicine at the Duke University Medical Center, provide interesting perspectives on the study results.
Continuing Medical Education
This interactive case-based activity discusses the management of insomnia and sleep-related issues in the geriatric population. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for the patient, and an expert faculty offers her perspectives on the latest evidence for these management decisions.
Neema Kapadia Sharda, MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics
This accredited CME Express publication reviews the advantages and disadvantages of home hemodialysis (HHD) that should be considered when devising clinical management strategies for patients with end-stage renal disease. It also discusses key criteria for identifying patients who are appropriate candidates for HHD as well as patient- and provider-associated barriers to HHD use.
Ruediger W. Lehrich, MD
Division of Nephrology