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.
Counseling potentially unfit drivers decreases trauma from road crashes but may risk mood disorders and the lead to patients not returning t...
Current ACPNet projects include diabetes, alcohol use disorder and geriatric conditions such as falls, urinary incontinence.
This year's speakers will address geriatrics care, celiac disease, condoms, difficult patients, and anxiety.
To sort out which patients could benefit, watch for red flags, such as increasing weight or blood pressure, said Connie Davis, MN, ARNP, a geriatric nurse practitioner in British Columbia, Canada,
It could be an anxiety disorder. The National Comorbidity Survey-Replication (NCS-R) study, published in the September 2009 American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, estimated that 7% of adults age 65 ... referral.”. American Geriatrics Society 2012
If David Letterman were to make a Top Ten list called: "Things that Doctors do that Really Matter," treating hypertension would certainly ma...
Also in this issue, a geriatrics expert explains in a Q&A why he believes“ urinary tract infection” is a widely overused diagnosis.
Periyakoil, MD, who is also a geriatrics and palliative care doctor.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America, for example, recommends against routine screening and treatment in most cases, while the American Geriatrics Society includes avoiding antibiotics in asymptomatic older adults in its