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,
Being offered video games that encouraged physical activity didn't help children, but one inactive game did help their grandparents' cogniti...
Counseling potentially unfit drivers decreases trauma from road crashes but may risk mood disorders and the lead to patients not returning t...
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.
Periyakoil, MD, who is also a geriatrics and palliative care doctor.
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.
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
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
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