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Helping older patients 'age in place'

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
May 2017

QD: News Every Day--Don't use feeding tubes for advanced dementia, geriatrics society says

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.
May 2022

10 tips for inpatient geriatric care

https://acpinternist.org/archives/2016/06/geriatrics.htm. Optimizing inpatient geriatric care is a common priority for physicians, according to a speaker at the Society of Hospital Medicine's 2016 meeting, ... Optimizing inpatient geriatric care is a
June 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...
May 2022

‘Geriatric tsunami’ carries elderly obesity

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
February 2017

QD: News Every Day--Geriatrics society cites 5 more things older patients should question

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.
May 2022

Sherpas wanted

2015 was a hard year for my father. He's a remarkably healthy 89-year-old, with no diabetes, no hypertension, and (most importantly) he's go...
May 2022

In the News

The American Geriatrics Society updated guidelines nearly eliminating non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in drug management of persistent pain in elderly patients. ... The guidelines and a patient tip sheet are online, and the guidelines will
June 2009

Take time to ease the pain of elderly patients

Ferrell, who is a professor of clinical medicine and geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles. ... Schmader, MD, FACP, a professor of medicine and chief of geriatrics at Duke University in Durham, N.C.
July 2013

High-value care a focus at Hospital Medicine 2017

Physicians don't have to wait for artificial intelligence to make their geriatric care higher value. ... Another study, published in the June 2016 Canadian Geriatrics Journal, showed that scores correlated with length of stay on an acute medicine unit.
July 2017

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