And of course exercise has lots of other benefits. A home assessment for fall risks by a geriatric case manager can also be helpful, though the USPSTF did not find enough
are detected, said Dr. Dyer, who is a professor of geriatric and palliative medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. ... Dyer said. In general, what physicians and staff should be looking for are patients who have “some
Reuben, chief of the division of geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles. ... The findings from the Finnish study, dubbed FINGER for Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive Impairment and Disability, found only a limited
Results appeared online Jan. 13 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. ... Such interventions hold the potential to delay onset of functional decline and possibly dementia and are consistent with comprehensive geriatric care that strives to
In case you missed them, a couple of lay press articles hammered home the idea of our lifespans being finite. First there was Zeke Emanuel’s...
I got the following email a few weeks ago (details changed for confidentiality reasons): Dear Sir, I read about your unique practice online....
The only permissible subspecialties are geriatrics and osteopathic manipulation. Obviously, the students who apply have to already be set on primary care.
on geriatric medicine topics for practicing physicians.
Geriatrician Doron Garfinkel, MD, developed the Good Palliative-Geriatric Practice algorithm for discontinuing elderly patients' unneeded medications. ... But Dr. Garfinkel, who is head of geriatrics at Shoham Geriatric Medical Center in Israel, is
Residency: The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, 1979-1982; chief resident, 1982-1983. Certification: Internal medicine, 1982, recertified 1998; geriatrics, 1988, recertified 1998; participating in Maintenance of Certification.