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QD: News Every Day--Women who drink moderately, regularly may age better

Previous research has borne out the association. Results of a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society in 2006 reported on a community-based, national random sample of
July 2019

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...
July 2019

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

all other medical specialties: $3, 761, 930. primary care (geriatrics, family practice, general practice, general internal medicine and general pediatrics): $3, 000, 527.
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Statins may benefit people over 65

Statins significantly reduce the incidence of myocardial infarction and stroke, but do not significantly prolong short-term survival rates i...
July 2019

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.
July 2019

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 ...
July 2019

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...
July 2019

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...
July 2019

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 ...
July 2019

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

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

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