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American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and American Geriatrics Society).
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--not the intended effect

Medical education. To accommodate the arrival of the first baby boomers, the American Geriatrics Society is proposing that elder care be added to the list of medical education's six core
July 2020

Exposing the myth of urinary tract infections

In a new paper in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, he expands on this, adding more evidence to question long-held dogma.
July 2020

Osteoporosis: What about men?

Treating reduced bone density in women is a big business, from its detection with bone density screening (DXA), to its treatment with medica...
July 2020

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.
July 2020

Online communication for early diagnosis

The Internet and social media have transformed society. I remember when I was in high school, the concept of being able to retrieve any info...
July 2020

'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? ...
July 2020

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...
July 2020

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...
July 2020

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
July 2020

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