Louisville Lectures

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Polypharmacy: The Silent Syndrome with Dr. Demetra Antimisiaris

Dr. Demetra Antimisiaris is discusses polypharmacy, how it can be a geriatric syndrome, and different factors in medication-use practices leading to unintentional medication-related harm. She then presents a systematic approach to management of polypharmacy as well as the potential impact of proactive medication management.

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Delirium with Dr. Zachary Sager

Dr. Sager presents Delirium and how common it is through various statistics before explaining the Delirium DSM- 5 Criteria. He then discusses the many paths that lead to the development of Delirium and why that makes it so difficult to treat as well as the diagnosis of Delirium and the different risk factors involved like dementia, immobility, sensory impairment, etc. While treatment is hard to come by, Dr. Sager discusses the different treatments available.

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