Brian J. Gates

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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are effective in treating inflammation, pain and fever, but their cardiovascular, renal and gastrointestinal toxicity can result in significant morbidity and mortality to patients. Techniques for minimizing the adverse risks of NSAIDs include avoiding use of NSAIDs where possible, particularly in high-risk(More)
In Brief Physiological changes associated with aging have the potential to affect the treatment of diabetes. However, evidence regarding treatment of diabetes in geriatric patients has been limited, especially for "oldest-old" patients. Recent research has provided greater insight into the risks and benefits of treatment, and new guidelines provide more(More)
UNLABELLED Osteoporosis is a significant concern for postmenopausal women and is a critical factor in hip fracture. Examining evidence for osteoporosis medications in hip fracture is important for optimizing treatment. PURPOSE Review risedronate's role for hip fracture in postmenopausal women. METHODS A literature search was conducted using Medline and(More)
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