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Occult infection in an elderly woman with a chief complaint of pain

Footracer, Katherine GeeBah MS, PA-C, CMT

Journal of the American Academy of PAs: July 2012 - Volume 25 - Issue 7 - p 38, 40–41

Providing urgent care to elderly patients is challenging because even life-threatening illnesses can manifest with nonspecific symptoms as a consequence of advanced age.

Kaesa Footracer practices urgent care and family medicine in the greater Los Angeles, California, area. The author has indicated no relationships to disclose relating to the content of this article.

© 2012 American Academy of Physician Assistants.
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