Search results for "Geriatrics"

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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

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 2019

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 2019

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

'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 2019

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 2019

Officer and Regents election results announced

Residency: Internal medicine, Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School, 1988-1990. Certification: Internal medicine, 1990, recertified 2010; geriatrics, 1994, recertified 2014.
March 2019

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 2019

Risks overstated for antidepressants and suicides

These included 7,517 adults, 960 geriatric patients and 708 youths. Contrary to the black box warning, they found that these medications decreased suicidal thoughts and behavior in adults compared to
August 2019

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

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