Search results for "Geriatrics"

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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

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

Targeting glycemic control in the elderly

This shift has included changes in national recommendations, with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and American Geriatrics Society (AGS) proposing a new framework for treating glycemia in older adults in a ... Halter, MD, professor of internal
October 2014

How today's health care teams can play to win

Today, medical teams are prominent in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings and some settings that bridge both: intensive care, acute cardiac care, organ transplantation, cancer care, geriatric programs and
July 2011

Influencing the details of health reform so internists get paid

To qualify, physicians must be self-designated in a primary care specialty of general internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics or geriatrics.
January 2011

First do no harm

One of the ancient principles of medicine is Primum non nocere , the Latin phrase that means "First, do no harm". It means that sometimes do...
January 2020

Rural experience, global perspective for health care reform

My day job continues to be the practice of general internal medicine and geriatrics in a nine-person group practice in Albany, Ga.
May 2009

The danger of hospitalization

As an academic hospitalist, I see how the hospital affects patients. The hospital has become a necessary evil for those who are very sick. B...
January 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...
January 2020

‘UTI’ an overused diagnosis in the era of the microbiome

Finucane, emeritus professor of medicine in the division of geriatric medicine and gerontology. ... findings. Image by iStock. In a special article published online in May 2017 by the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, he describes UTI as an
February 2018

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