Patients with extended hospitalizations got continuity and targeted help under a new program.
29 Nov 2023
Treating hip fracture patients on a geriatric unit instead of an orthopedic one resulted in slightly improved mobility, quality of life, and activities of daily living 4 months after hospitalization, a study found.
11 Feb 2015
Perioperative medication management is particularly tricky when it comes to patients who are already taking drugs for chronic pain.
22 Nov 2023
An analysis of elective surgery patients ages 70 years or older found that those assessed as frail by the frailty index or frailty phenotype had double the risk of postoperative delirium versus those who weren't frail.
22 Nov 2023
The Frailty Index appears to predict in-hospital complications and discharge disposition in geriatric trauma patients, a new study found.
18 Jun 2014
Comprehensive geriatric assessment of older adults appears to improve hospital survival, a new study indicates.
9 Nov 2011
It was a very quiet day on the geriatrics service, at least for one physician.
27 Sep 2023
Certain geriatric conditions in older persons with heart failure may be modifiable risk factors for hospital admission, according to a new study.
6 Feb 2013
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Only general internal medicine, endocrinology, and geriatrics had more women than men, and only 26% of full professors were women, an analysis of U.S. internal medicine faculty in 2018 to 2019 found.
21 Jul 2021