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Inpatient exercise program reversed functional decline among hospitalized elderly

Compared to the usual care group, they had a mean increase on the Short Physical Performance Battery scale of 2.2 points (0.2 point vs. ... and hand grip in the intervention group but not in the usual care group.
November 2018

Letter from the Editor

In the first conference coverage article, a Boston physician describes his work providing and researching health care for the homeless. ... Multiple articles in this issue tackle challenges hospitalists face with geriatric care.
July 2015

ACEing geriatric care

Mattison believes the model of hospital-wide intervention may be a good solution to future geriatric care challenges. ... old.”. Of course, ACE units will also likely be an important component in future geriatric care.
February 2011

Hospitalist-led ACE units show positive results

Two new trials of acute care for the elderly (ACE) services included hospitalists and found potential benefits to these alternative models of geriatric care. ... The primary outcome was recognition of patients' abnormal functional status, on which the
August 2011

Comprehensive geriatric unit improved outcomes in hip fracture patients

The Norwegian trial randomized about 400 previously community-dwelling patients, age 70 or over, to either usual orthopedic care for a hip fracture or comprehensive geriatric care. ... However,” the authors wrote, “the availability of comprehensive
February 2015

Letter from the Editor

This issue contains articles on optimizing geriatric care, publishing a quality improvement project and preventing catheter-associated infections, among others. ... G iven the coming wave of patients from the baby boomer generation, hospitals can't
February 2011

Mortality with later hip fracture surgery linked to medical reasons for delay

The authors noted that reasons for clinical unsuitability for surgery varied, that all patients in their study received daily geriatric care, and that no patients were followed after discharge. ... comorbid conditions, means that nonsurgical aspects of
August 2011

Specialized care for elderly inpatients linked to better outcomes

Geriatric care tailored to each patient's needs should be available regardless of setting, condition, or provider,” they wrote. ... The time has come to deploy an integrated geriatric model of care.”.
May 2013

Introducing our latest list of Top Hospitalists

They were physicians who had been nominated by their colleagues and chosen by our editorial board for their work on “improving geriatric care, growing hospital admissions, facilitating transitions of care and ... This issue also has articles to help
November 2017

Saving money by giving care for free

At most hospitals, paying for medical care means handing over proof of insurance or a credit card. ... The Caring Place provides everything from prenatal to geriatric care. Although the care is officially free, the clinic also allows patients to pay for
March 2007

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