EC McGeough



This symposium covered a wide range of conditions of interest to the geriatrician, the general physician and the general practitioner, including demographic shift, the epidemiology of ageing, diabetes in older people, investigation and management of falls, an update on stroke (including the role of neurovascular clinics, stroke thrombolysis and rehabilitation) and the management of coronary heart disease in the elderly.

Keywords Acute coronary syndromes, ageing, clinical guidelines, diabetes mellitus, carotid sinus syndrome, dementia, epidemiology, falls, integrated care, rehabilitation, stroke, syncope, transient ischaemic attack, thrombolysis

Declaration of Interests No conflict of interests declared.