on geriatric medicine topics for practicing physicians.
Medicare, the government insurance company for everyone over age 65 (and for the disabled), pays fees to primary care physicians that guaran...
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
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
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.
Elderly men expect to receive prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests and doctors continue to conduct them, sometimes even in men with low lif...
Alzheimer's disease made headlines this week, first with news about a new biomarker test that is able to diagnose the disease with increase...
Exercise capacity is associated with lower mortality risk in elderly men with hypertension, a study found. Researchers at two VA centers in ...
Current ACPNet projects include diabetes, alcohol use disorder and geriatric conditions such as falls, urinary incontinence.
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.