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QD: News Every Day--Simple screening tool assess frailty in elderly patients with acute coronary syndrome

The highest frailty category of the Edmonton Frail Scale (EFS) was associated with increased comorbidity, longer lengths of stay, and decrea...
April 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

QD: News Every Day--Fitness in mid-life means fewer diseases in old age

Fitness in midlife appears to be associated with a lower risk of common chronic health conditions later in life in men and women older than ...
April 2020

How today's health care teams can play to win

Today, medical teams are prominent in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings and some settings that bridge both: intensive care, acute cardiac care, organ transplantation, cancer care, geriatric programs and
July 2011

Factor frailty into preop assessment

For example, a systematic review on frailty and postoperative outcomes in older surgical patients, published in BMC Geriatrics in 2016, found a strong association between frailty and mortality, complications, and prolonged
July 2018

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

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

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--Exercise may lower hypertension, mortality in patients older than 70

Exercise capacity is associated with lower mortality risk in elderly men with hypertension, a study found. Researchers at two VA centers in ...
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Hearing loss associated with cognitive declines

Hearing loss is independently associated with faster cognitive decline and more incidence of cognitive impairment in older adults, a study f...
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Bleak outlook for aging baby boomers' health

Alzheimer's dementia will increase nearly three-fold in the next 40 years, and the baby boomers also report being less healthy than the prev...
April 2020

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