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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

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.
May 2019

Transitional care can be effective, underused

medicine and geriatrics at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.
November 2018

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
May 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...
May 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

Learn the warning signs for elder abuse, neglect

are detected, said Dr. Dyer, who is a professor of geriatric and palliative medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. ... Dyer said. In general, what physicians and staff should be looking for are patients who have “some
July 2018

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...
May 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

'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? ...
May 2019

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