How is geriatric practice different?

How is geriatric practice different?

In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will explain how geriatric practice is different. A checklist is needed for geriatric practice. Geriatric group takes polypharmacy including herbal medicines. They have a tendency to fall so it is necessary to prevent fall in them. Also, we need to check for gait stability, vision disorder, deafness, co-ordination in their walk. The doctor should also check for their cognitive function, dementia, depression, etc. According to the comorbidities of the patient, the treatment should be initiated.