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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.

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

Losing Money on Medicare

Medicare, the government insurance company for everyone over age 65 (and for the disabled), pays fees to primary care physicians that guaran...
May 2019

Preventing falls in older patients

And of course exercise has lots of other benefits. A home assessment for fall risks by a geriatric case manager can also be helpful, though the USPSTF did not find enough
May 2019

‘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

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

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.
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

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