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QD: News Every Day--Pharmacists may be effective in reducing inappropriate benzodiazepine use

Direct-to-consumer education by pharmacists led to a reduction in the amount of inappropriate benzodiazepine use in patients older than 65, ...
September 2019

Don't give up on patient self-management

To sort out which patients could benefit, watch for red flags, such as increasing weight or blood pressure, said Connie Davis, MN, ARNP, a geriatric nurse practitioner in British Columbia, Canada,
February 2013

QD: News Every Day--Worst-case scenario projects one-third of adults will have diabetes by 2050

As much as a third of the U.S. population could have diabetes by 2050, much of it related to poor lifestyle, the Centers for Disease Control...
September 2019

Stewardship effective in C. difficile prevention: a meta-analysis

difficile infections incidence. Importantly, programs appeared effective when implemented in whole hospital or geriatric settings and when utilizing a persuasive approach or a restrictive approach.
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Internists reluctant to stop PSA testing in elderly men

Elderly men expect to receive prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests and doctors continue to conduct them, sometimes even in men with low lif...
September 2019

Early detection of Alzheimer's disease? Not yet, thanks.

Alzheimer's disease made headlines this week, first with news about a new biomarker test that is able to diagnose the disease with increase...
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Exercise may lower hypertension, mortality in patients older than 70

Exercise capacity is associated with lower mortality risk in elderly men with hypertension, a study found. Researchers at two VA centers in ...
September 2019

Survey asks doctors and patients if doctor's notes should be in the EHR

Personally, I don't like the idea of Open Notes," said Suzanne Salamon, MD, who is associate chief for clinical geriatrics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Medical societies release top-five lists of overused medical tests

Eight more specialty societies will release lists in fall 2012: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Rheumatology, American Geriatrics
September 2019

Finesse required to treat anxiety in the elderly

It could be an anxiety disorder. The National Comorbidity Survey-Replication (NCS-R) study, published in the September 2009 American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, estimated that 7% of adults age 65 ... referral.”. American Geriatrics Society 2012
January 2013

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