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Geriatric Dosing Guidelines: Vanderbilt University CPOE

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Product Information
Abstract: 

Spreadsheet describing recommended doses, frequencies for geriatric patients. Short messages about medication titration and/or adverse effects is also included (we display at time of drug order). Medications are restricted to those on Vanderbilt Inpatient formulary but might provide a start for those wishing to implement geriatric dosing in CPOE or other prescribing environments. This can serve as a basis for other geriatric dosing educational tools or decision support. Please notify the primary author of any concerns about dosing recommendations.

Educational objectives: 

This product is not intended directly for learners - only for developers interested in incorporating content into electronic products.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

~1000 have been exposed to content via computerized physician order entry in a tertiary care academic medical center

Date posted: 
Fri, 08/07/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Fri, 08/07/2009
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Suggested Citation:
Geriatric Dosing Guidelines: Vanderbilt University CPOE. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1243

Hyperlipidemia in Women Over 65 Case and EBM Literature

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Product Information
Abstract: 

A 69 year old female with elevated LDL and an aversion toward the idea of a lipid clinic. EBM literature focuses on randomized clinical trials concerning the factors to consider in this case.

Educational objectives: 

To resolve: - What is the evidence to support treatment of hyperlipidemia in women over 65 years of age.

Date posted: 
Thu, 02/26/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 07/17/2012
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Suggested Citation:
and . Hyperlipidemia in Women Over 65 Case and EBM Literature. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1243

Geriatric Screening Case with EBM Literature

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Product Information
Abstract: 

An 88 year old female with a history of falls. Discussion questions included. EBM literature includes all types of geriatric screening and weighs the options and suggests modification indications.

Educational objectives: 

To determine: - If there are always benefits to initiating evidence based guidelines for CVD prevention - How to balance disease-based guidelines in the presence of other co-morbidities or limited life expectancy - Renal function despite normal Cr - Risks of polypharmacy - How to maximize outcomes

Date posted: 
Thu, 02/26/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 07/17/2012
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
and . Geriatric Screening Case with EBM Literature. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1243

Cardiac Surgery Risk Assessment Case with EBM Literature

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Product Information
Abstract: 

Case of an 83 year old Female with progressive dyspnea, orthopnea, and a non-productive cough over 2 months with reduced activity. Discussion questions are included. The EBM Literature focuses on aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation in patients over 65 years of age.

Educational objectives: 

Determine: - Surgical risk when patients have heart failure symptoms - Are there more limited procedures with less risk and what long term outcomes are known. - Risk of continued medical treatment alone - Do risks increase in presence of other co-morbidities

Date posted: 
Thu, 02/26/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 07/17/2012
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
and . Cardiac Surgery Risk Assessment Case with EBM Literature. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1243

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