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
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
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.
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