DuBeau, MD, ACP Member, a professor of medicine and clinical chief of geriatric medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester.
“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...
Dr. Forciea is also co-director of the Geriatric Education Center of Greater Philadelphia. ... Q: Where is education on the topic available? A: There's currently an ongoing CME program nationally that's being coordinated by the Geriatric Education Center
At this point, you think it sounds a lot like general medicine, primary care, the patient-centered medical home, [and] geriatrics,” Dr.
This issue also features a Q&A about how to detect and prevent financial abuse in geriatric patients, especially those with multiple chronic conditions, who are often most vulnerable.
Chapman, DO, FACP, in an Internal Medicine session this morning on geriatric oncology. ... Therefore, one of the first steps in cancer treatment decision making for elderly patients should be a geriatric assessment.
Results appeared in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Of 153 individuals with an emergency-department-diagnosed UTI, only 87 (57%) had confirmed cases according to culture.
DIAMOND is based on results from the IMPACT (Improving Mood-Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment) trial of 1,801 geriatric patients, which found a 50% or greater improvement in depression at
Medicare, the government insurance company for everyone over age 65 (and for the disabled), pays fees to primary care physicians that guaran...
It's dangerous,” said Diane E. Meier, FACP, professor of geriatrics at Mount Sinai and director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care. ... Sean Morrison, MD, a professor of geriatrics at Mount Sinai and director of the National Palliative Care