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by Dr Vellingiri Raja
Last updated: October 2013
The interface between psychogeriatrics and geriatric
medicine is complex, particularly with overlapping presentations
between physical and mental illness. Illnesses tend to have an
atypical presentation with rapid progression, the history of
the patient may be incomplete and rigorous examination
may not be feasible. These factors impact on social
welfare, causing greater morbidity and mortality.
This module offers fundamental strategies for
old age psychiatrists to:
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