geriatrics

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  • noun

Synonyms for geriatrics

the branch of medical science that deals with diseases and problems specific to old people

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Saint Louis University Geriatrician and Lead Author Says Clinicians Seek Guidance in Caring for Older Adults
Dr Amal Al Jaziri, head of elderly care unit at the DHA's primary healthcare sector, said, "For cases that require rehabilitation therapy, geriatricians refer the patients for home-based physiotherapy services.
Dr Amal Al Jaziri, head of the elderly care unit at the DHA's primary healthcare sector, said, "For cases that require rehabilitation therapy, geriatricians refer the patients for home-based physiotherapy services.
To better understand the role of geriatricians in the management of aortic stenosis, EUGMS members were invited to participate in an online survey.
This book will be of use not only to gastroenterologists and geriatricians, but to internists, family practitioners, and trainees.
The region actually needs around 2,000 geriatricians.
Rudolph, a geriatrician at Jrigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, and the VA Boston Healthcare System.
Tideiksaar, who is associated with a company that provides educational, legal, and marketing services in connection with fall prevention for older adults, offers a guide for nursing and direct care providers, geriatricians, administrators, allied health professionals, and professional and family caregivers to preventing and managing falls in older people in acute and long-term care settings.
The bill addresses the deepening disparity in payments to geriatricians and eldercare providers by providing for a 10 percent bonus payment for designated Medicare services.
In 2005, there were 6,615 geriatricians practicing; by 2030 we will need 36,000 geriatricians.
There is now effective collaboration between geriatricians and oncologists in many centres, which results in better knowledge of this population of patients and a better estimation of their ability to support chemotherapy and to benefit from it.
Certainly, the need for geriatricians is indisputable.
There is a recognised shortage of geriatricians in the North East already, and this post would be very difficult to fill, especially at a point in time when other consultants are leaving the service at Newcastle General Hospital.
There will also be falls clinics, community stroke services and consultations with consultant geriatricians, podiatry and dietetics.
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