Search results for "Geriatrics"

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on geriatric medicine topics for practicing physicians.
May 2008

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...
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Brain training finds way to keep seniors' minds sharper

Results appeared online Jan. 13 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. ... Such interventions hold the potential to delay onset of functional decline and possibly dementia and are consistent with comprehensive geriatric care that strives to
September 2019

New algorithm helps weed out unneeded drugs in the elderly

Geriatrician Doron Garfinkel, MD, developed the Good Palliative-Geriatric Practice algorithm for discontinuing elderly patients' unneeded medications. ... But Dr. Garfinkel, who is head of geriatrics at Shoham Geriatric Medical Center in Israel, is
May 2011

Officer and Regents election results announced

Residency: The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, 1979-1982; chief resident, 1982-1983. Certification: Internal medicine, 1982, recertified 1998; geriatrics, 1988, recertified 1998; participating in Maintenance of Certification.
March 2018

QD: News Every Day--Internists reluctant to stop PSA testing in elderly men

Elderly men expect to receive prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests and doctors continue to conduct them, sometimes even in men with low lif...
September 2019

Early detection of Alzheimer's disease? Not yet, thanks.

Alzheimer's disease made headlines this week, first with news about a new biomarker test that is able to diagnose the disease with increase...
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Exercise may lower hypertension, mortality in patients older than 70

Exercise capacity is associated with lower mortality risk in elderly men with hypertension, a study found. Researchers at two VA centers in ...
September 2019

In-office research can trip up even the most ethical doctors

Current ACPNet projects include diabetes, alcohol use disorder and geriatric conditions such as falls, urinary incontinence.
January 2008

Survey asks doctors and patients if doctor's notes should be in the EHR

Personally, I don't like the idea of Open Notes," said Suzanne Salamon, MD, who is associate chief for clinical geriatrics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
September 2019

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