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10 tips for inpatient geriatric care | ACP Internist

Optimizing inpatient geriatric care is a common priority for physicians, according to a speaker at the Society of Hospital Medicine's 2016 meeting, held in San Diego in March.

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

Feeding tubes are not recommended for older adults with advanced dementia, according to a position statement from the American Geriatrics So...

More medications in advanced life-limiting illness can lower quality of life, increase symptom burden | ACP Internist Weekly | ACP Internist

Polypharmacy may be particularly burdensome near the end of life as patients accumulate medications to treat and prevent multiple diseases.

Factor frailty into preop assessment | Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 News | ACP Internist

Frailty should be assessed along with baseline cognition, risk for delirium, functional status, nutritional status, and, in particular, patients' treatment goals and expectations, an expert said.

Helping older patients 'age in place' | ACP Internist

Internists can help patients live at home as they age by assessing physical functioning, watching for changes in functioning, and directing them to available resources.

QD: News Every Day--Geriatrics society cites 5 more things older patients should question : ACP Internist

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) released a new list of 5 more tests and treatments that older adults and their health care providers s...

‘Geriatric tsunami’ carries elderly obesity | ACP Internist

By 2030, more than 20% of the U.S. population is expected to be over the age of 65, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The expected rise in functional impairment in later years can be staved off with a healthy lifestyle.

Take time to ease the pain of elderly patients | ACP Internist

Assessing and managing pain can be complicated in elderly patients. Learn which tools work, which tools don't, and how to optimize treatment.

Finesse required to treat anxiety in the elderly | ACP Internist

Elderly patients may have many concerns on their mind. Maintaining their independence and managing their finances are two. But when does worry become anxiety? And how can internists not only manage chronic diseases but also ensure that patients are

May 2017 | 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.

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