Search results for "Geriatrics"

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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--Move over kids, and let grandma have the game controller

Being offered video games that encouraged physical activity didn't help children, but one inactive game did help their grandparents' cogniti...
January 2020

Choose wisely when choosing wisely

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and American Geriatrics Society).
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Ease into talks with potentially unfit drivers

Counseling potentially unfit drivers decreases trauma from road crashes but may risk mood disorders and the lead to patients not returning t...
January 2020

How your patient's ‘bucket list’ can help guide care

Periyakoil, MD, who is also a geriatrics and palliative care doctor.
June 2018

Options vary for acute pain management

Also in this issue, a geriatrics expert explains in a Q&A why he believes “urinary tract infection” is a widely overused diagnosis.
February 2018

What's new in hypertension with JNC 8 on the horizon?

If David Letterman were to make a Top Ten list called: "Things that Doctors do that Really Matter," treating hypertension would certainly ma...
January 2020

What underlies the costs of dementia

A story in the New York Times concerned the projected costs of dementia in the United States. Pam Belluck did a top-notch job covering the...
January 2020

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--Most online Alzheimer's tests fail on validity, reliability, ethics

An expert panel found that 16 freely accessible online tests for Alzheimer's disease scored poorly on scales of overall scientific validity,...
January 2020

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