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Don't give up on patient self-management

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,
February 2013

QD: News Every Day--Move over kids, and let grandma have the game controller

Being offered video games that encouraged physical activity didn't help children, but one inactive game did help their grandparents' cogniti...
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--Ease into talks with potentially unfit drivers

Counseling potentially unfit drivers decreases trauma from road crashes but may risk mood disorders and the lead to patients not returning t...
February 2020

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

How your patient's ‘bucket list’ can help guide care

Periyakoil, MD, who is also a geriatrics and palliative care doctor.
June 2018

What's new in hypertension with JNC 8 on the horizon?

If David Letterman were to make a Top Ten list called: "Things that Doctors do that Really Matter," treating hypertension would certainly ma...
February 2020

Options vary for acute pain management

Also in this issue, a geriatrics expert explains in a Q&A why he believes “urinary tract infection” is a widely overused diagnosis.
February 2018

Baby boomers' health isn't what they expect

Peter Boling, MD, FACP, a geriatrician and chair of the division of geriatric medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. ... Hartford Foundation. Just 7% of 1,028 adults ages 65 and older reported receiving all seven services typically
July 2012

Finesse required to treat anxiety in the elderly

DuBeau, MD, ACP Member, professor of medicine and clinical chief of geriatric medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Boston. ... referral.”. American Geriatrics Society 2012 Beers Criteria Update Expert Panel. American Geriatrics
January 2013

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

Certification: 1977 (internal medicine), recertified 1987; geriatric medicine, 1988, recertified 2000. ... Certification: 1977 (internal medicine); Pulmonary Diseases (1980), Special Qualifications in Critical Care, (1991-2001), Added Qualifications in
November 2010

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