Provision of Care to the Elderly
Also of Interest
In the elderly, many common conditions can exist without their characteristic features. Instead, the elderly may have ≥ 1 nonspecific geriatric syndromes (eg, delirium, dizziness, syncope, falling, weight loss, incontinence). For example, biliary disorders may result in nonspecific mental and physical deterioration (eg, malaise, confusion, loss of mobility). Which of the following may be the only indication of a biliary disorder in the elderly?