News Articles on 'Geriatric Medicine'
Function But Not Multimorbidity at The Cornerstone of Geriatric Medicine
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Published: 22 Aug 2017
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
The Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, based at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, provides inpatient and outpatient medical services. The division has particular interest in preventive medicine, geriatric assessment and geriatric ...
Published: 24 Aug 2017
Geriatrics and Medicine Associates
Geriatrics and Medicine Associates (GAMA) is a multidisciplinary outpatient practice that is affiliated with Highland Hospital and the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). Our physician specialists are highly trained, board certified, and many of ...
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center
Published: 16 Aug 2017
Top 5 Things I’ve Learned About Geriatric Emergency Medicine
My medical school dean urged our class to “think not just about what interests you, but about who needs you.” Few patients I’ve encountered in healthcare have struck me as more in need than the frail elderly. As I’ve learned, the ED lies at the ...
Published: 02 Aug 2017
Can Geriatric Medicine be learnt through reading ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’?
Dr Amy Heskett is a Speciality Doctor working in a Community Geriatrics team within West Kent called the Home Treatment Service. This team works alongside paramedics, GPs and district nurses to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions for people with ...
Published: 18 Jul 2017
Update in Geriatric Medicine: Evidence Published in 2014
msNum=M15-0298. Requests for Single Reprints: Catherine E. DuBeau, MD, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center, 365 Plantation Street, Biotech One, Suite 100, Worcester, MA 01605 ...
Source: Annals of Internal Medicine
Published: 30 Apr 2015
Passion for Geriatric Medicine
“Life is simple,” she says, pausing to contemplate the words she had just uttered. An air of simplicity surrounds her. Her eyes twinkle with a sense of purpose as she poses for the camera wearing a navy blue dress. When you meet Dr Chong Mei Sian, you ...
Published: 11 Sep 2014
$1.88 million funds two medical professorships in geriatric medicine
While Victor and Margaret "Peggy" Pavel are no longer with us, their transformational $11.5 million estate gift continues to build areas of UH excellence for the benefit of Hawai‘i’s people. Of this historic estate gift, $1.88 million was designated to ...
Source: University of Hawai‘i
Published: 21 Jun 2014
Geriatric Medicine: a targeted approach to senior care
Life expectancy has increased considerably over the last century. But this gift of longevity has not come without its price. Chronic illness, often combined with other health conditions, burden the lives of many of our seniors—not to mention the reduced ...
Source: McGill Publications
Published: 04 May 2017
Best of Five MCQs for the Geriatric Medicine SCE
The book is divided into three exams for trainees to test themselves on, providing a thorough assessment of the candidate’s geriatric medicine knowledge and covering all the main themes of the exam, for example, falls, dementia and delirium, palliative ...
Published: 29 Jun 2017
Doctors shunning geriatric medicine
The move made sense to Altbuch, a young physician who had just opened a family medical practice in Lake Worth, Fla. Most of his patients were seniors, and, with the aging of Baby Boomers, he would have plenty of work well into the future. Despite the ...
Published: 29 Nov 2006
Geriatric medicine is the study and practice of the medical care of older adults. In the English-speaking world the development of geriatric medicine as a specialty traces its roots to Marjorie Warren in England, in the 1930s. The term "geriatrics" was ...
Published: 18 Aug 2017
Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
The mission of the Johns Hopkins University Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology is to provide the highest quality clinical care to improve the health of older adults and society by creating, translating, and disseminating knowledge through ...
Published: 07 Aug 2017
Undergraduate Teaching in Geriatric Medicine: The Role of National Curricula
There has been recent international concern that the teaching of geriatrics may be in decline. Research has suggested that support for geriatrics in national undergraduate curricula is the key to effective delivery of teaching in the specialty. We set out ...
Published: 12 Feb 2009
What is Geriatric Medicine?
Medical treatment of the elderly population by geriatricians includes everything from herbal supplements to organ transplants, all to attempt to extend the lifespan and increase the quality of life. As Ponce de Leon allegedly found out nearly 500 years ago ...
Published: 30 Jul 2017
Division of Geriatric Medicine
The Perelman School of Medicine Geriatric Fellowship Program prepares physicians for leadership positions in teaching, research, or health care management and policy. It also provides fellows an opportunity to learn fundamental geriatric clinical skills ...
Published: 20 Aug 2017
Geriatric Medicine Market Projected To Reach $1.01 Trillion By 2024
New Market Research Reports Title “Geriatric Medicine Market Analysis Size and Segment Forecasts to 2024” Has Been Added to Grand View Research Report Database The global geriatric medicine market is expected to reach over USD 1,017 billion by 2024 ...
Published: 20 Aug 2017
Geriatric medicine takes holistic approach
Editor’s note: This is the second of two parts. The fact that people are living longer is not news. What is important is that people live well during these added years. Last week, we began a conversation on lifestyle changes necessary as you age with Dr ...
Source: Orange County Register
Published: 05 Apr 2012
Dr. Kowal recalled as geriatric medicine pioneer
In his professional life, Dr. Jerome Kowal was an accomplished medical researcher and a pioneer in the field of geriatric medicine. But in his personal life, Kowal was a dedicated husband and father, an avid tennis player, a lover of classical music, and ...
Source: Cleveland Jewish News
Published: 06 Jan 2016
Geriatric medicine discussed at Pittsburgh conference
The 25th Annual Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine will be held April 6-8 at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center. It is held in conjunction with the International Hospital Elder Life Program CME event. That event is meant to help professionals ...
Published: 30 Mar 2017