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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

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...
April 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.
April 2020

'See you in a Coupla Years ...'

A couple of years ago I blogged about my friend's Grandma. She was 93 and had been to see her eye doctor. Things checked out well during he...
April 2020

Age is just a number, right?

In case you missed them, a couple of lay press articles hammered home the idea of our lifespans being finite. First there was Zeke Emanuel’s...
April 2020

The freedom to care

I got the following email a few weeks ago (details changed for confidentiality reasons): Dear Sir, I read about your unique practice online....
April 2020

Choose wisely when choosing wisely

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and American Geriatrics Society).
April 2020

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.
April 2020

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
April 2020

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

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