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QD: News Every Day--Hypertension often not assessed in very elderly patients

Five easy steps to assess hypertension in the very elderly often go undone, with even the most commonly performed test being done by less th...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--More costs, less pay are group practices' biggest headaches

Rising operating costs amid declining Medicare reimbursement presented the biggest challenges to group practices , taking the top two spots ...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Primary care doctors earn $2.8 million less than specialists in their lifetime

primary care (geriatrics, family practice, general practice, general internal medicine and general pediatrics): $3,000,527.
January 2020

Residency, team sports, and being a member of a team

I believe that the field of geriatrics models this very well, and has described training on working in multidisciplinary teams.
January 2020

High-dose flu vaccine for older adults

Dr. Novella has recently written about this year's seasonal flu vaccine and Dr. Crislip has reviewed the evidence for flu vaccine efficacy ...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Half of hospitalized patients need surrogate decision making

Nearly half of hospitalized older adults need surrogates for at least part of their decision making, with a quarter of them depending entire...
January 2020

Abuse by caregivers may be cry for help

About half of 220 family caregivers surveyed in a recent study reported abusive behavior towards a relative with dementia, according to a s...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Fitness in mid-life means fewer diseases in old age

Fitness in midlife appears to be associated with a lower risk of common chronic health conditions later in life in men and women older than ...
January 2020

How to age better depends on where you live

At GlassHospital we strive to bring you interesting ideas about improving health and health care from places far and wide: An article in t...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Move over kids, and let grandma have the game controller

Being offered video games that encouraged physical activity didn't help children, but one inactive game did help their grandparents' cogniti...
January 2020

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