“She needs a nursing home,” someone said. It was all matter of fact; the way such things are always mentioned on rounds with those frail eld...
Resnick, FACP, chief of the division of geriatrics and gerontology and director of the Institute on Aging at the University of Pittsburgh, who spoke on the topic at Internal Medicine 2010.
medicine and geriatrics at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.
Medicare, the government insurance company for everyone over age 65 (and for the disabled), pays fees to primary care physicians that guaran...
And of course exercise has lots of other benefits. A home assessment for fall risks by a geriatric case manager can also be helpful, though the USPSTF did not find enough
Residency: Internal medicine, Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School, 1988-1990. Certification: Internal medicine, 1990, recertified 2010; geriatrics, 1994, recertified 2014.
Fellowship: Geriatrics, University of North Carolina, 1988. Certification: Internal medicine, 1984; geriatric medicine, 1999, 2008.
Results appeared online Jan. 13 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. ... Such interventions hold the potential to delay onset of functional decline and possibly dementia and are consistent with comprehensive geriatric care that strives to
In case you missed them, a couple of lay press articles hammered home the idea of our lifespans being finite. First there was Zeke Emanuel’s...
Current ACPNet projects include diabetes, alcohol use disorder and geriatric conditions such as falls, urinary incontinence.