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.
An individual patient-level meta-analysis found that risk for breast cancer increased steadily with duration of use for all types of menopausal hormone therapy except vaginal estrogen and that risk was higher with estrogen-progestogen than
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 ... the Journal of the American Geriatric Society.“ This really, in sum, gives us an
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.
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
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
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.
Many internists are struggling to answer his question as they treat a growing population of geriatric patients with pain problems. ... Ferrell, who is a professor of clinical medicine and geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles.
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.