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Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Myelodysplastic Syndrome: A Primer for Geriatric Clinicians

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Myelodysplastic Syndrome: A Primer for Geriatric Clinicians

University of Arizona College of Medicine
Author(s):  
Pavani Chalasani, MD, Andrew Yeager, MD
Sponsor: 
Geriatric Education Center (GEC)
Geriatrics Academic Career Award (GACA)
POGOe Id: 
20896
Date Posted: 
03/07/2011
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
08/11/2015
Abstract: 

Myelodysplastic Syndrome: A Primer for Geriatric Clinicians who have Hearing Loss is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites, they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings.

Educational objectives: 

After reading this issue of Elder Care, you should be able to...

  1. Define myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
  2. State the most common presenting hematologic abnormality in patients with MDS
  3. State factors that predict progression of MDS to acute myeloid leukemia
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Subscribers to POGOe are free to reprint Elder Care on their own stationery or in other publications without obtaining specific permission, so long as

  1. content is not changed,
  2. no one is charged a fee to use or read the publication,
  3. authors and their affiliated institutions are noted without change, and
  4. the reprint includes the following statement: “Reprinted courtesy of the Arizona Reynolds Program of Applied Geriatrics and the Arizona Geriatric Education Center."

The entire series can be viewed on the website at: http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/EduProducts/ElderCareProviderSheets.cfm

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Estimated time to complete: 
30 minutes
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Suggested Citation:
Dr. Pavani Chalasani and Dr. Andrew Yeager. Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Myelodysplastic Syndrome: A Primer for Geriatric Clinicians. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20896