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10 tips for inpatient geriatric care

https://acpinternist.org/archives/2016/06/geriatrics.htm. Optimizing inpatient geriatric care is a common priority for physicians, according to a speaker at the Society of Hospital Medicine's 2016 meeting, ... Optimizing inpatient geriatric care is a
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 2022

Geriatrics

A randomized controlled trial found that a multicomponent exercise intervention in physically frail patients with sarcopenia improved mobility, while a meta-analysis found power training improved strength more than traditional strength training in
May 2022

Reconcilable differences

Yep. And see, this? This is one of the hard things we navigate in patient care, particularly when it involves our geriatric population.
May 2022

No way out

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...
May 2022

‘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 2022

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

Sherpas wanted

2015 was a hard year for my father. He's a remarkably healthy 89-year-old, with no diabetes, no hypertension, and (most importantly) he's go...
May 2022

Hospice: mission creep

Who set this up for you?”. -It was one of those “home doctors.” Geriatric care providers that offer house calls to infirm seniors when it’s too hard for them to
May 2022

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