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Optimism, Self-Compassion, Income Tied to Better Mental Health in Older Adults

The findings are published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry ... and Neurosciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine and director of the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging ...

Source: Psych Central
Published: 17 May 2019

ENA Study: Emergency departments must better prepare for medical needs of geriatric patients

managing these patients takes collaboration from medicine, nursing, social work and case management. Emergency nurses play the important role of initial identification and have the opportunity to improve care for older adults by advocating for geriatric ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 06 May 2019

Better training needed for internal medicine residents to combat HIV epidemic, survey suggests

M.D., assistant professor of medicine (general internal medicine and geriatrics) in the OHSU School of Medicine in Portland, Oregon. "We just need to make sure that's happening." Terndrup and co-authors surveyed internal medicine residents at five academic ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 09 May 2019

Allscripts unit subpoenaed • ER nurses need more geriatric training • Medline EO emissions questioned

"Treating geriatric patients in the emergency department can be a ... managing these patients takes collaboration from medicine, nursing, social work and case management, the statement said. DOES MEDLINE’S ADDRESS GIVE IT AN EPA PASS?

Source: Crain's Chicago Business
Published: 08 May 2019

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

Sports Medicine Devices Market to Earn US$8.2 Bn Pinning Hopes on Advancement of Performance Monitoring Devices

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/13/2019 -- Sports medicine devices in medical field are used to ... procedures is expected to grow in the near future owing to the increase in geriatric population and sports injuries across the globe. A rise in disposable ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 13 May 2019

Geriatric Health Services - Annual General Meeting

Although we endeavour to provide the most accurate description of the event listing and venue, we are not responsible or liable for errors and omissions in the event description, location or intended audience. If necessary, please contact the event ...

Source: The Hamilton Spectator
Published: 10 May 2019

Candrea Zujus says geriatric nursing is for the people who ‘need her the most’

It’s been my passion in life.” And she’s been pursuing that passion ever since. Starting out as an LPN in the field of geriatrics in 1991, she eventually worked as both a medical-surgical nurse and in an emergency room. “My goal as a nurse is that ...

Source: The Times Leader
Published: 11 May 2019

Inclusion of Geriatric Assessments Alters Cancer Management in Older Patients

Only 12.6% of older patients with cancer required a geriatrics referral following upfront geriatric assessment and evaluation by an onco-geriatric multidisciplinary team. Including an upfront geriatric assessment and input from an onco-geriatric ...

Source: Cancer Therapy Advisor
Published: 09 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 ...

Source: TAPinto
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

Geriatric Medicines Market 2019 Global Industry - Key Players, Size, Trends, Segmentation and Foresight to 2028

Apr 26, 2019 (WiredRelease via COMTEX) -- Geriatric medicine the branch of medicine that is deals with all the aspects of health and illness in older adults and accounts for largest share medical specialty. Drug dosage in the elderly people requires an ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 26 Apr 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

Geriatric Medicine

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

We need all health providers proficient in geriatrics; new online curriculum brings us closer

Associate Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, explains. "Rather than focusing on the myth of 'one right answer,' each of the cases teaches clinical reasoning and reflects the nuances of ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 05 Apr 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 ...

Source: Sun-Sentinel
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

With expertise in geriatrics and population health, Dr. Amy Kind to deliver #AGS19 Yoshikawa Lecture

Trained in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard, and geriatric medicine at the University of Wisconsin (UW), Dr. Kind's clinical work caring for older adults prompted a deeper interest in population health science and the importance ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 27 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.

Source: Statista
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 ...

Source: PayScale
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

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Geriatric Medicine (Internal Medicine) Degree

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead. 7 Office Spring Cleaning Tips to Boost Productivity, Happiness at Work Spring cleaning isn’t just something to do at home. Your workspace deserves a little attention, too. And, office spring cleaning can ...

Source: PayScale
Published: 03 Mar 2019

Dr. Eric DeJonge, Nationally-Lauded Geriatrician, to lead Capital Caring’s new Geriatrics Service and Home-Based Primary Care Program

Dr. DeJonge currently serves as Executive Director of the MedStar House Call Program and Director of Geriatrics at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He also serves as President of the American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) and is Co-Chair of ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 15 Apr 2019

geriatric medicine

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 Kehler

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 ...

Source: Dal
Published: 13 Apr 2019

Arnold Mitnitski

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 ...

Source: Dal
Published: 10 Apr 2019