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Can we stop the superbugs?

Also in this issue, two inside features look at geriatrics, specifically aging well. ... Physicians can start with a geriatric assessment, which one expert defined as covering four domains of functioning: physical, cognitive, psychological, and social.
May 2017

Officer and Regents election results announced

Residency: Internal medicine, Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School, 1988-1990. Certification: Internal medicine, 1990, recertified 2010; geriatrics, 1994, recertified 2014.
March 2019

QD: News Every Day--not the intended effect

Medical education. To accommodate the arrival of the first baby boomers, the American Geriatrics Society is proposing that elder care be added to the list of medical education's six core
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Hypertension often not assessed in very elderly patients

Five easy steps to assess hypertension in the very elderly often go undone, with even the most commonly performed test being done by less th...
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Internists becoming geriatricians, whether they realize it or not

More and more internists are becoming de facto geriatricians, as their patient panels transition into old age, an ACP Internist survey show...
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Patients benefit knowing death is imminent

during the last week of life, The questionnaire is based on the 11 principles constituting good death as defined by the British Geriatrics Society, with eight of 25 overall questions covering
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--How the primary care shortage plays out

ACP Internist looks at how states are using grants to fix their primary care shortages. Michigan launched grants for primary care doctors ...
April 2020

Baby boomers' poor health will haunt them as they age

The baby boomers are strictly identified as being born between 1946 and 1964. The boom lasted 19 years and delivered 76 million total births...
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Diabetes rates growing fastest in South, Appalachia

Diabetes rates grew fastest in the American South and Appalachian states, nearing a 10% growth compared to about or slightly less than 7.5% ...
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Half of hospitalized patients need surrogate decision making

Nearly half of hospitalized older adults need surrogates for at least part of their decision making, with a quarter of them depending entire...
April 2020

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