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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...
July 2020

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.
July 2020

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...
July 2020

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...
July 2020

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% ...
July 2020

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,...
July 2020

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.
July 2020

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 ...
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Elderly want longevity over quality, but it's tough to predict

Results appeared in the European Heart Journal. In multivariable analysis, willingness to trade survival time increased with age, female sex, a reduced Duke Activity Status Index, Geriatric Depression Score, and history
July 2020

Fixing the house of medicine from the inside

His ideas sounded pretty revolutionary until the keynote lecturer on geriatrics, Albert Siu, MD, made some similar arguments.
July 2020

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