O ptimizing inpatient geriatric care is a common priority for physicians, but Rosanne M. ... Leipzig, who is a professor of geriatrics and palliative medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.
QD: News Every Day--Don't use feeding tubes for advanced dementia, geriatrics society says. ... The position statement appeared online July 17 at the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
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“She needs a nursing home,” someone said. It was all matter of fact; the way such things are always mentioned on rounds with those frail eld...
Medicare, the government insurance company for everyone over age 65 (and for the disabled), pays fees to primary care physicians that guaran...
And of course exercise has lots of other benefits. A home assessment for fall risks by a geriatric case manager can also be helpful, though the USPSTF did not find enough
Census Bureau. As John A. Batsis, MD, FACP, sees it, “We're in the midst of a geriatric tsunami.” And the wave may carry with it patients with obesity and poor ... Houston, a registered dietitian and associate professor of geriatrics and gerontology
QD: News Every Day--Geriatrics society cites 5 more things older patients should question. ... The latest list of “five things” was published online Feb. 27 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
The initial geriatric assessment should cover four domains of functioning: physical, cognitive, psychological, and social, Dr. ... No matter how internists approach the geriatric assessment, "At the core, physician-patient conversations are based on trust
Results appeared online Jan. 13 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. ... Such interventions hold the potential to delay onset of functional decline and possibly dementia and are consistent with comprehensive geriatric care that strives to