News Articles on 'Geriatric Medicine'
NLV Family Medicine Providing Wide Range of Services
geriatrics, emergency medicine, ophthalmology, and dermatology. "We offer comprehensive medicine for patients of all ages," said Palmer. The UNLV Family Medicine Clinic handles around 11,000 ...
Published: 05 May 2019
Geriatric Health Services - Annual General Meeting
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Source: The Hamilton Spectator
Published: 10 May 2019
Aging Gracefully and Without Pain – Care for Your Senior and Geriatric Pet
Even though pets may develop age-related issues, good veterinary and at-home care allows them to live active, happy, healthy, and pain-free lives well into their senior and geriatric years. These signs of arthritis are very similar to typical signs of an ...
Published: 15 May 2019
Drug reactions and screening tools in geriatric oncology
Two very different perspectives on treating people with cancer were given at the recent Irish Geriatric Oncology meeting. The meeting, which was held at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Dublin last month (April 13), was attended by specialists from Ireland ...
Published: 08 May 2019
Yes, Geriatric Medicine can help you - even if you’re not “old” yet
If you’re a boomer, chances are that you haven’t given much thought yet as to how geriatrics can fit into your lifestyle or how it can help you. But the truth is, you don’t have to be “old” to let geriatrics start guiding your health. When our ...
Source: The Morning Call
Published: 29 Apr 2019
Montreal Alzheimer Research for a Cure (MARC) is specifically targeting younger donors by reminding them they will have a one in five chance of developing Alzheimer's or related disorders in their senior years if something isn't done now to combat the illness.
Source: Montreal Gazette
Published: 19 Feb 2019
‘Geriatric Champions’ Are Changing Medicine for Good
(Editor’s note: This story is part of a series for The John A. Hartford Foundation.) Dr. Subhechchha Shah recently saw an 80-year-old patient with a long list of medical ills, including chronic pain from multiple back surgeries, Parkinson’s disease ...
Source: Next Avenue
Published: 12 Apr 2019
Specializing in geriatrics, doctor opens practice west of Boca Raton
Dr. Elizabeth Polsinelli, a member of the American Osteopathic Association and internist specializing in geriatrics and preventive medicine, recently opened a practice west of Boca Raton with Tenet Florida Physician Services. What is your current status as ...
Published: 14 Mar 2019
In the Spotlight: “The world is your oyster in geriatrics”
We chatted about her start in science, her interest in geriatrics, her love of gardening and more. How did you get interested in science and medicine? I attended an after-school science class for girls in elementary school, which I really enjoyed.
Source: Scope Blog Stanford
Published: 21 Feb 2019
Geriatric Medicine - Falmouth Hospital - NHS
The following table shows staffing levels on wards that provide this service. Where wards provide more than one service the results include shared values for all services provided on that ward. Nurse staffing levels - Geriatric Medicine February 2019 Nurse ...
Source: NHS Choices
Published: 11 Mar 2019
Brazil: number of geriatric medical specialists 2013-2018
This statistic shows the number of licensed geriatric medicine specialists in Brazil between 2013 and 2018. In 2018, there were approximately 1,820 physicians authorized to practice in the field of geriatric medicine, up from 1,410 specialists in 2015.
Published: 22 Mar 2019
Graduate Certificate, Geriatric Medicine (Internal Medicine) Degree
How Much Sleep Is Enough to Keep You Interested in Your Job? Sleep can be a wonderful thing. New moms and dads miss it. Teenagers are addicted to it. Small children don’t know what they’re missing. B... Are You Your Own Worst Enemy at Work? How to Stop ...
Published: 31 Mar 2019
Geriatric Medicine in Aged Captive Pinnipeds
Captive pinnipeds are commonly outliving their wild counterparts and often are reaching ages of thirty years or more. With extreme age comes associated problems such as arthritis, skin conditions, poor vision, cancer, dental issues, idiopathic seizures and ...
Published: 07 Mar 2019
Jimmy Carter is reportedly doing well, recovering from surgery for a broken hip sustained after the 94-year-old former president fell at his home. With falls among the top five leading causes of preventable death, context is paramount.
Published: 23 Feb 2019
Scott is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine at Dalhousie University. His fellowship training is supported through the CIHR, the Killam Fellowship program at Dalhousie University, and the University Internal ...
Published: 13 Apr 2019
An applied mathematician, born and educated in Russia (M Electrical Engineering, and PhD in Theoretical Mechanics/Applied Mathematics, St-Petersburg 1973), Professor Mitnitski joined the Geriatric Medicine Research team in 2002. He is a Fellow of the ...
Published: 10 Apr 2019