University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Assessing and treating gynecologic conditions is important in all decades of a woman's life. Each decade of life presents a unique set of issues for women. During the senior period of a woman's life, the conditions to assess can be nongynecologic in nature including osteoporosis, fall risk, memory and activities of daily living. This video will help serve as a guide when screening the older adult female population for any issues related to aging. If issues do exist, referral to a geriatric specialist may be appropriate for further evaluation.
After reviewing the video, the learner should be able to:
1) to conduct a thorough gynecologic and nongynecologic history in the older adult female population such as osteoporosis, fall risk, memory and activities of daily living.
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Gynecologists: Mary Jane Pearson, MD; Irwin Kerber, MD
Geriatrician: Belinda Vicioso, MD