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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.
May 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...
May 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...
May 2019

Risks overstated for antidepressants and suicides

These included 7, 517 adults, 960 geriatric patients and 708 youths.
May 2019

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.
May 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...
May 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...
May 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,...
May 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...
May 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% ...
May 2019

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