Search results for "Geriatrics"

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Uptake of herpes zoster vaccine linked to supply

David Reuben, MD, FACP, chief of geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, said that in his experience with a geriatric population, the side effects
October 2019

A 2-pronged approach to advance care planning

It would seem the team approach works. As part of a study appearing in the July 2010 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Dr.
September 2015

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.
August 2020

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...
August 2020

What must patients know about what their doctors know?

Connie Davis, a geriatric nurse practitioner in British Columbia, says, "When I introduce myself to the patients I serve, I say, 'I'm a geriatric nurse practitioner.
August 2020

Online communication for early diagnosis

The Internet and social media have transformed society. I remember when I was in high school, the concept of being able to retrieve any info...
August 2020

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

'What about the incapacitated surrogate?'

What should physicians do when surrogate decision makers lack the willingness or capacity to make choices for a patient's end-of-life care? ...
August 2020

QD: News Every Day--Hearing loss associated with cognitive declines

Hearing loss is independently associated with faster cognitive decline and more incidence of cognitive impairment in older adults, a study f...
August 2020

QD: News Every Day--Baby boomers dominating ambulatory care, but bypassing primary care

Office-based practices are focusing increasingly on patients 45 and older, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 200...
August 2020

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