News Articles on 'Geriatric Medicine'
National Symposium on Geriatric Care organized in AMU
Agra: The Department of Moalejat, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, Aligarh Muslim University organized a National Symposium on Geriatric Care in Unani Medicine. In his inaugural address, chief guest Dr ...
Source: Times of India
Published: 09 Dec 2018
Federal government to establish regional geriatric centres
Dr Sam Jaja, Chairman, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, said that the aim of the summit was to discuss the truth and beauty of healthy ageing, with emphasis on geriatric medicine. According to him, Nigeria ranked 86th among 96 countries in the global ...
Published: 08 Dec 2018
Report predicts shortage of nearly 30,000 doctors in geriatrics
A report from the Wisconsin Council on Medical Education and Workforce predicts a shortage of nearly 30,000 doctors specializing in geriatrics - treating the elderly - by 2025. “This is a very important group to learn about if you’re going into health ...
Published: 11 Dec 2018
Bioelectric Medicine Market Size, Analysis, and Forecast Report 2017-2027
North America is likely to dominate the bioelectric medicine market since there is presence of several organizations operating in these region. Rising prevalence of chronic diseases, expected approvals of retinal implant in the U.S., rising geriatric ...
Published: 30 Nov 2018
Wonders of acupuncture helping geriatric Great Dane
A GERIATRIC Great Dane is defying the odds – thanks to the healing powers of acupuncture. Suzie is enjoying a new lease of life after vets suggested acupuncture sessions could help to ease the pain of arthritis. After just three sessions, owners Velma ...
Source: The Northern Echo
Published: 05 Dec 2018
IMED 406 Geriatric Medicine - Senior Clerkships (4 credits)
Internal Medicine : Orientation of students towards continuity of care for frail elderly patients, including training in geriatric consultations on wards and Emergency Room; patient assessments in a clinical setting; patient follow-ups in the community.
Source: McGill University
Published: 18 Nov 2018
Dr. Lisa Walke joins Penn Medicine as chief of geriatric medicine
Dr. Lisa Walke has joined Penn Medicine as the new chief of geriatric medicine. In her previous position as associate chief for clinical affairs of the Yale Geriatrics section, Walke improved patient experiences, lowered cost and had other accomplishments ...
Source: Philadelphia Tribune
Published: 08 Oct 2018
The Medicine Maze: PW talks with Sana Goldberg
When I was working in geriatric care, I noticed this trend wherein people ... There’s a general sense that medicine can go over the head of a layperson. But the system had become so disorganized that people would leave these encounters and not even ...
Source: Publishers Weekly
Published: 02 Nov 2018
Geriatric medicine training in a family medicine residency
While the need for training programs in geriatric medicine is widely recognized, there are substantial obstacles to developing such training. Obstacles include shortage of faculty members and negative attitudes toward geriatrics on the part of students.
Source: LWW Journals
Published: 23 Dec 2017
Learning Geriatric Medicine: A Study Guide for Medical Students
Despatched in 2 business days. This textbook presents hands-on training material for medical students. The style reflects the need for practice-based teaching with a modern edge in daily clinical routine; accordingly, it also employs online material and ...
Published: 04 Sep 2018
Speaking through a translator, former personal support worker Jie Xiao stood in an Ottawa courtroom on Thursday in front of the children and grandchildren of the elderly man he assaulted to tell them he was “deeply sorry” for what he had done.
Source: Ottawa Citizen
Published: 31 Jul 2018
STUDENTS: McGill Division of Geriatric Medicine Research Day
The Research Day Conference is a showcase of research activities of undergraduate and graduate students, post doctoral fellows, residents and fellows. Please mark this date in your calendar! This year the topic of our symposium will be: Canadian ...
Source: McGill Publications
Published: 09 Apr 2018
Faculty & Staff
Dr. Tinetti is a Professor of Medicine and Public Health and is Chief of Geriatrics at Yale School of Medicine. She is a leading expert in the area of falls and fall injury risk factors identification and prevention. Her current research focus is on ...
Published: 29 May 2018