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.
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.
P. [a geriatrician relative of his], of course, but I really don't think I'm bringing any breakthrough ideas to the field of Geriatrics, as I begin my eligibility for
Perhaps you have heard the rather grim joke about how doctors don't know when to stop treating patients who no longer benefit. It goes somet...
Or so finds a new a study in BMC Geriatrics. Older people in both countries were asked to remember a list of words, and the American test subjects did significantly better
One of the ancient principles of medicine is Primum non nocere , the Latin phrase that means "First, do no harm". It means that sometimes do...
Yep. And see, this? This is one of the hard things we navigate in patient care, particularly when it involves our geriatric population.
few physicians specialize in geriatrics. ... We ask: "As the baby boomer population reaches retirement age, approximately what percent of the care you provide will be geriatrics?" Take our poll and let us know how your practice
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
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