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
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.
Optimizing 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.
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
QD: News Every Day--Geriatrics society cites 5 more things older patients should question. ... The latest list of “five things” was published online Feb. 27 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
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.
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
Geriatrician Doron Garfinkel, MD, developed the Good Palliative-Geriatric Practice algorithm for discontinuing elderly patients' unneeded medications. ... But Dr. Garfinkel, who is head of geriatrics at Shoham Geriatric Medical Center in Israel, is
This shift has included changes in national recommendations, with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and American Geriatrics Society (AGS) proposing a new framework for treating glycemia in older adults in a ... Halter, MD, professor of internal
Physicians don't have to wait for artificial intelligence to make their geriatric care higher value. ... Another study, published in the June 2016 Canadian Geriatrics Journal, showed that scores correlated with length of stay on an acute medicine unit.