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Officers and Regents election results announced

Fellowship: Geriatrics, University of North Carolina, 1988. Certification: Internal medicine, 1984; geriatric medicine, 1999, 2008.
March 2016

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.
December 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? ...
December 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...
December 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...
December 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
December 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

The new subspecialty of clinical informatics: Some (but not all) questions answered

Some subspecialties, such as geriatrics and palliative medicine, are offered by more than one specialty board.
December 2019

The hospital-dependent patient

The New England Journal of Medicine published an article by David Reuben, MD, and Mary Tinetti, MD, both academic gerontologists, about pa...
December 2019

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