geriatrics


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Synonyms for geriatrics

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

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Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the need of establishing a geriatric department in tertiary care military hospitals.
Only four percent of social workers report receiving geriatrics training and only 24 percent of
During the visit, the delegation toured Enaya Specialised Care Centre in Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City, and also visited the geriatrics and long-term care department at
Bishop's article, "Sedative-hypnotics for sleepless geriatric patients: Choose wisely" (Current Psychiatry, 2014;13(10):36-39, 46-50, 52 [http://bit.
Socio-demographic trends and characteristics of Indian geriatric population
Question: What is the new requirement related to geriatric CNE and when do I need to comply?
We also don't have any school yet in the region that is providing a fellowship training programme for doctors specialising in geriatrics.
This summer has opened my eyes to all of the amazing opportunities that geriatrics presents.
To meet this growing interdisciplinary education need, the Eastern Pennsylvania--Delaware Geriatric Education Center (GEC) created "Implementing Interprofessional Geriatric Curriculum: A Team-Based Faculty Development Fellowship.
Initial findings from the ongoing study of 1,347 elderly individuals with a mean age of 77 years and a variety of malignant diseases indicate that 51% of patients assessed using a systematic battery of geriatric screening tests had additional problems.
Geriatric and general practitioners from Tunisia, France and Spain, paramedics, representatives of the Alzheimer Tunisia Association and the Mediterranean Geriatrics Institute chairman are taking part in this two-day gathering.
The American Geriatrics Society has two mechanisms already in place to help identify, educate, and cultivate future scientific and clinical leaders: the Dennis W.
physicians are certified in geriatrics, or one for every 2,500 older Americans.
Individually, they disseminated information, formed geriatric special interest groups and promoted formal competencies, addressed Association Scopes and Standards, including geriatrics in specialty exams, and promoted continuing education in geriatrics.
The final two chapters cover ethics and offer time-tested "pearls" from the geriatrics field.