In this Healthed lecture, Dr Hilton Koppe showcases the range of cognitive screening tools applicable for use in general practice, highlighting their strengths and limitations as well as helping determine which of these tools is most appropriate for any particular patient.
In this Product Explainer Geriatrician A/Prof Solomon Yu explains the importance of integrating muscle health screening, diagnosis and management in routine clinical practice, and the role of early intervention including HMB enriched oral nutritional supplementation for preventing and reversing sarcopenia.
From 1 November, Shingrix will replace Zostavax on the National Immunisation Program (NIP), with free coverage expanded to people aged ≥65 and First Nations people aged ≥50, as well as immunocompromised people with certain medical conditions who are aged ≥18.
In this Product Explainer, Public Health Physician A/Prof John Litt AM explains the currently funded adjuvanted quadrivalent influenza vaccine for people 65 years and over and how it fits in the 2023 influenza season (6 mins).
This product explainer is supported by Seqirus
This activity will focus on dementia prevention in primary care and will involve sending a link to a standardised questionnaire (CogDrisk) aimed at calculating a risk profile and identifying modifiable risk factors for dementia to all your patients between age 45-65, discussing the results with your patients and reporting on the outcomes in the report template provided.
In this Product Explainer Geriatrician A/Prof Michael Woodward AM explains the evidence for Souvenaid, a medical food, to support memory and cognitive function in patients in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (5 mins).
In this Product Explainer Prof Robin Daly, Chair of Exercise & Ageing, Deakin University explains how a HMB enriched oral nutritional supplementation can help to protect muscle mass, strength, and function, and its potential role in the management of sarcopenia (5 mins).