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,
Being offered video games that encouraged physical activity didn't help children, but one inactive game did help their grandparents' cogniti...
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and American Geriatrics Society).
Counseling potentially unfit drivers decreases trauma from road crashes but may risk mood disorders and the lead to patients not returning t...
Periyakoil, MD, who is also a geriatrics and palliative care doctor.
Also in this issue, a geriatrics expert explains in a Q&A why he believes “urinary tract infection” is a widely overused diagnosis.
If David Letterman were to make a Top Ten list called: "Things that Doctors do that Really Matter," treating hypertension would certainly ma...
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...
This year's speakers will address geriatrics care, celiac disease, condoms, difficult patients, and anxiety.
An expert panel found that 16 freely accessible online tests for Alzheimer's disease scored poorly on scales of overall scientific validity,...