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
It would seem the team approach works. As part of a study appearing in the July 2010 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Dr.
In a new paper in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, he expands on this, adding more evidence to question long-held dogma.
Treating reduced bone density in women is a big business, from its detection with bone density screening (DXA), to its treatment with medica...
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.
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...
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
What should physicians do when surrogate decision makers lack the willingness or capacity to make choices for a patient's end-of-life care? ...
Hearing loss is independently associated with faster cognitive decline and more incidence of cognitive impairment in older adults, a study f...
Office-based practices are focusing increasingly on patients 45 and older, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 200...