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It was a straightforward phone message (names changed): "Hey Dr. S., this is Bobbie Jones, April Dixon's granddaughter. I was calling to inf...
September 2019

Experts agree on principles of diabetes care

American Geriatrics Society, as well as the major diabetes organizations.
February 2015

An easy screen for an overlooked disease

Beyth, ACP Member, associate professor of medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville and an investigator for the VA's Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center.“ Unfortunately, we only seem
April 2011

A few tips can improve older patients' memory

Rosenthal said.“ Multitasking is inherent in our society right now.”. Also inherent in modern, geriatric society is the use of medications, which can have effects on memory.
January 2013

Managing Alzheimer's disease when options are limited

prescribing and monitoring are not working, referral to a geriatric psychiatrist or a behavioral neurologist who specializes in Alzheimer's disease is warranted. ... Disturbing behaviors, such as hallucinations, delusions, and severe agitation, may
March 2016

No way out

Perhaps you have heard the rather grim joke about how doctors don't know when to stop treating patients who no longer benefit. It goes somet...
September 2019

The front office bottleneck: schedules, phones and refills

Geriatric patients and mothers with children may call then. You will be dealing with people who reached on-call physicians the night before.
March 2008

Chronic care management codes worthwhile if done right

Most likely, it is expected that most primary care physicians will not use these codes frequently, except perhaps in geriatrics or oncology or during those occasional months when something significant is
June 2017

Ask questions to get past social stigma of pelvic floor disorders

Alayne Markland, ACP Member, assistant professor of medicine and geriatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, tests the strength of women's pelvic muscles during their annual exam.“ Have them ... Markland, as reported in the April 2000 issue
January 2009

A woman in medicine reflects on philanthropic leadership

Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital. Specialties: Internal medicine and geriatrics. Something I wish I'd learned in medical school: When I was in med school, I became intrigued with the influence
March 2008

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