Fellowship: Geriatrics, University of North Carolina, 1988. Certification: Internal medicine, 1984; geriatric medicine, 1999, 2008.
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.
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
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...
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
To qualify, physicians must be self-designated in a primary care specialty of general internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics or geriatrics.
Some subspecialties, such as geriatrics and palliative medicine, are offered by more than one specialty board.
The New England Journal of Medicine published an article by David Reuben, MD, and Mary Tinetti, MD, both academic gerontologists, about pa...