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High-dose flu vaccine for older adults : ACP Internist

Dr. Novella has recently written about this year's seasonal flu vaccine and Dr. Crislip has reviewed the evidence for flu vaccine efficacy ...
April 2019

Abuse by caregivers may be cry for help : ACP Internist

About half of 220 family caregivers surveyed in a recent study reported abusive behavior towards a relative with dementia, according to a s...
April 2019

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

Nearly half of hospitalized older adults need surrogates for at least part of their decision making, with a quarter of them depending entire...
April 2019

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

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 ...
April 2019

QD: News Every Day--Simple screening tool assess frailty in elderly patients with acute coronary syndrome : ACP Internist

The highest frailty category of the Edmonton Frail Scale (EFS) was associated with increased comorbidity, longer lengths of stay, and decrea...
April 2019

How to age better depends on where you live : ACP Internist

At GlassHospital we strive to bring you interesting ideas about improving health and health care from places far and wide: An article in t...
April 2019

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

Brian J. McMahon, MACP, took pride in adhering to the highest ethical standards during a sponsored practice-based research study on a hepatitis vaccine.
January 2008

What to do with ancient people : ACP Internist

A 100-year-old woman is brought to the emergency room by a concerned friend because she can no longer get out of bed to get food or go to th...
April 2019

Don't give up on patient self-management | ACP Internist

Time-pressed physicians are adopting a team approach as they grapple with how to help their patients improve their health. Referred to as “patient self-management,” the sometimes time-consuming process can be handled directly or through trained
February 2013

QD: News Every Day--Growing minority say doctors should do anything to keep patients alive : ACP Internist

A growing minority of Americans said that medical professionals should do everything possible to save a patient’s life in all circumstances,...
April 2019

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