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Physicians step up as initiatives change nursing home care

DuBeau, MD, ACP Member, a professor of medicine and clinical chief of geriatric medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester.
May 2015

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...
February 2020

Risk of financial abuse in elders should draw internists' attention

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
July 2012

Integrate palliative care from early illness onward

At this point, you think it sounds a lot like general medicine, primary care, the patient-centered medical home, [and] geriatrics,” Dr.
June 2011

Meeting baby boomers' high expectations

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.
July 2012

IM 13: Not all elderly are the same

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.
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--Elderly women inappropriately given antibiotics for suspected UTIs

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.
February 2020

Simple tools, teamwork manage depression in primary care

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
March 2011

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...
February 2020

Talking points on palliative care address public, patients

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
June 2011

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