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10 tips for inpatient geriatric care

O ptimizing inpatient geriatric care is a common priority for physicians, but Rosanne M. ... Leipzig, who is a professor of geriatrics and palliative medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.
June 2016

QD: News Every Day--Don't use feeding tubes for advanced dementia, geriatrics society says

QD: News Every Day--Don't use feeding tubes for advanced dementia, geriatrics society says. ... The position statement appeared online July 17 at the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
May 2019

ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

‘Geriatric tsunami’ carries elderly obesity

Census Bureau. As John A. Batsis, MD, FACP, sees it, “We're in the midst of a geriatric tsunami.” And the wave may carry with it patients with obesity and poor ... Houston, a registered dietitian and associate professor of geriatrics and gerontology
February 2017

More than a notion

“She needs a nursing home,” someone said. It was all matter of fact; the way such things are always mentioned on rounds with those frail eld...
May 2019

Helping older patients 'age in place'

The initial geriatric assessment should cover four domains of functioning: physical, cognitive, psychological, and social, Dr. ... No matter how internists approach the geriatric assessment, "At the core, physician-patient conversations are based on trust
May 2017

Take time to ease the pain of elderly patients

Ferrell, who is a professor of clinical medicine and geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles. ... Schmader, MD, FACP, a professor of medicine and chief of geriatrics at Duke University in Durham, N.C.
July 2013

In the News

The American Geriatrics Society updated guidelines nearly eliminating non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in drug management of persistent pain in elderly patients. ... The guidelines and a patient tip sheet are online, and the guidelines will
June 2009

New ABIM leader looks forward to changes, challenges

Most meaningful professional accomplishment:Founding a community-based medical practice of internal medicine and geriatrics and practicing in it for 25 years.
June 2013

Can we stop the superbugs?

Also in this issue, two inside features look at geriatrics, specifically aging well. ... Physicians can start with a geriatric assessment, which one expert defined as covering four domains of functioning: physical, cognitive, psychological, and social.
May 2017

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