Search results for "Geriatrics"

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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
September 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...
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--More costs, less pay are group practices' biggest headaches

Rising operating costs amid declining Medicare reimbursement presented the biggest challenges to group practices , taking the top two spots ...
September 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.
September 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 ...
September 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...
September 2019

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

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 ...
September 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...
September 2019

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

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

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