Search results for "Geriatrics"

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Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

Practice experience in a private seven-physician comprehensive medical practice with present focus on geriatrics. ... He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, with added qualifications in geriatrics.
November 2009

CMS demo aims to help seniors stay healthy, independent

David B. Reuben, FACP, a professor of geriatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, said the demonstration project is a step in the right direction.
October 2008

QD: News Every Day--Middle age alcohol misuse may play a role in later dementia

Results appeared in The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. During the nearly 2 decades of follow-up, 90 participants experienced severe cognitive impairment and 74 participants experienced severe memory impairment.
December 2019

Helping patients manage generic drug price increases

According to David Reuben, MD, FACP, chief of geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, the change in price for colchicine, which used to cost
September 2019

Health care that you should avoid, part 2

The American Geriatrics Society reviewed the evidence that careful hand-feeding is as safe in patients with severe dementia and that tube feeding leads more frequently to agitation and worsening skin ... The American Geriatrics society reminds us of the
December 2019

Exposing the myth of urinary tract infections

In a new paper in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, he expands on this, adding more evidence to question long-held dogma.
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--not the intended effect

Medical education. To accommodate the arrival of the first baby boomers, the American Geriatrics Society is proposing that elder care be added to the list of medical education's six core
December 2019

Osteoporosis: What about men?

Treating reduced bone density in women is a big business, from its detection with bone density screening (DXA), to its treatment with medica...
December 2019

House calls becoming a viable practice model

Boling, FACP, director of long-term care and geriatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. ... Logistically, it's an all-day affair and sometimes darn near impossible,” said Wayne McCormick, FACP, section chief of the division of
October 2010

Factor frailty into preop assessment

For example, a systematic review on frailty and postoperative outcomes in older surgical patients, published in BMC Geriatrics in 2016, found a strong association between frailty and mortality, complications, and prolonged
July 2018

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