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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.“ Patients don't want to admit,‘ My ... Dyer said. In general, what physicians and staff should be
July 2018

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.
August 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...
August 2019

What underlies the costs of dementia

A story in the New York Times concerned the projected costs of dementia in the United States. Pam Belluck did a top-notch job covering the...
August 2019

Medicare follies, or, the Annual Wellness Visit

Over the last few years, Medicare, the government insurance program for the elderly, has added a few benefits, one of them being a yearly do...
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--Diabetes rates growing fastest in South, Appalachia

Diabetes rates grew fastest in the American South and Appalachian states, nearing a 10% growth compared to about or slightly less than 7.5% ...
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--Most online Alzheimer's tests fail on validity, reliability, ethics

An expert panel found that 16 freely accessible online tests for Alzheimer's disease scored poorly on scales of overall scientific validity,...
August 2019

Rural experience, global perspective for health care reform

My day job continues to be the practice of general internal medicine and geriatrics in a nine-person group practice in Albany, Ga.
May 2009

Palliative care, the right to die, and ensuring that patients' wishes are followed

She's thinking about going into geriatrics. Situations like this are in many ways the most meaningful for doctors.
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--new research on Alzheimer's disease

Data presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease in Honolulu this week indicated that exercise and adequate vitamin D ...
August 2019

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