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New algorithm helps weed out unneeded drugs in the elderly

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
May 2011

Officer and Regents election results announced

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.
March 2018

QD: News Every Day--How the primary care shortage plays out

ACP Internist looks at how states are using grants to fix their primary care shortages. Michigan launched grants for primary care doctors ...
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Do the words 'doctor's orders' mean anything anymore?

away. ACP Hospitalist outlines how it works. (Reuters, ACP Internist, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Kaiser Health News, ACP Hospitalist).
September 2019

In-office research can trip up even the most ethical doctors

Current ACPNet projects include diabetes, alcohol use disorder and geriatric conditions such as falls, urinary incontinence.
January 2008

QD: News Every Day--Happy birthday, baby boomers

Today begins a lame duck session of Congress before it breaks for Thanksgiving. It's the final chance to work out a temporary patch to Medi...
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Patients benefit knowing death is imminent

during the last week of life, The questionnaire is based on the 11 principles constituting good death as defined by the British Geriatrics Society, with eight of 25 overall questions covering
September 2019

Technology is unkind to the elderly

In about 1990 we got our first computer. I say “we” because my husband and I shared a desktop which I used infrequently. I mostly used it fo...
September 2019

Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 comes home to Philly

This year's speakers will address geriatrics care, celiac disease, condoms, difficult patients, and anxiety.
March 2019

QD: News Every Day--Obesity plateaus in U.S. over past decade

About one-third of adults and 17% of children and teens were obese in 2011-2012, according to a national survey study, a rate that hadn’t ch...
September 2019

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