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A Guide to the Management of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) in Older Adults
This guide has been developed to assist healthcare providers in managing atrial fibrillation in older adults. It is based on two publications of the AGS (; the 7th edition of The Geriatrics Review Syllabus and 2012 edition of Geriatrics At Your Fingertips.™ A mobile app of the guide is also available.

Tips for Prescribing Controlled Substances in Long-Term Care
This tip sheet was developed in collaboration with other medical societies to assist physicians and other prescribers in their efforts to meet DEA regulations for prescribing controlled substances to residents in long-term care.

AGS Beers Criteria News
The AGS has entered into a License Agreement with Clinical Support Information Systems Limited Ltd (CSIS), pursuant to which AGS has granted CSIS a 15 year exclusive license to incorporate the AGS Beers Criteria into their “Medication Review Solution” software currently developed.   For more information please contact

Geriatrics At Your Fingertips:  Providing high-quality health care for older adults requires special knowledge and skills.  Geriatrics At Your Fingertips (GAYF) is an essential tool for all healthcare professionals and trainees who care for older people.  It provides immediate access to the comprehensive information needed to make clinical decisions in a variety of healthcare settings.  Since its initial publication in 1998, GAYF's up-to-date content and portable format quickly made it the American Geriatrics Society's (AGS) best-selling publication.
GAYF is available in print, on the web and as PDA and iPhone Applications.

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