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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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
The hospitals later began to measure staff knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions in the care of older adult patients using the NICHE Geriatric Institutional Assessment Profile (GIAP) survey tool.
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Geriatric Care Services Market (Home Care, Adult Day Care, and Institutional Care) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global geriatric care services market was valued at USD 560.
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.
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.
Emphasis was laid also on means to broaden scope of Mediterranean co-operation in matters of geriatrics which so far covers Egypt, Palestine and Romania.
Yet, most oncology nurses do not view themselves as geriatric specialists and many could not even list the top five geriatric syndromes.
Geriatrics for residents in the surgical and medical specialties: Implementation of curricula and training experiences.
To increase the number of geriatric specialists in every health profession, the report called for financial incentives and immediate training of all health care providers in the basics of geriatric care.
Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing.
Dr Playfer, who is also president of the British Geriatrics Society (BGS), said: "This decision is fundamentally wrong and has been taken at a time when two thirds of patients now in hospital are what would be considered as elderly.
The next step is to take your parent to the doctor, preferably a specialist in geriatrics.
We aren't introducing geriatrics and geriatric psychiatry to medical students early in their career," said Dr.
Breaux: Congress must make sure that more emphasis is placed on geriatrics so that no health care professional receives a degree without obtaining a certain level of education and training in geriatrics.