Search results for "Geriatrics"

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Comprehensive geriatric unit improved outcomes in hip fracture patients | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

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.
February 2015

Journal watch: Recent studies of note | ACP Hospitalist

Recent studies about norepinephrine use in septic shock, desmoteplase vs. placebo use in stroke, and other topics.
April 2009

Geriatric conditions may increase risk for heart failure hospitalization | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Certain geriatric conditions in older persons with heart failure may be modifiable risk factors for hospital admission, according to a new study.
February 2013

Facing feeding tubes | ACP Hospitalist

Evidence and guidelines are against feeding tubes for patients with advanced dementia, but practice often differs.
February 2019

Hospitalist-led ACE units show positive results | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Two new trials of acute care for the elderly (ACE) services included hospitalists and found potential benefits to these alternative models of geriatric care.
August 2011

Post-hospital syndrome | ACP Hospitalist

With no definitive method in place to keep patients from returning to the hospital, perhaps it's time to look at the problem in a new way.
March 2013

Frailty Index appears to predict adverse outcomes in geriatric trauma patients | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The Frailty Index appears to predict in-hospital complications and discharge disposition in geriatric trauma patients, a new study found.
June 2014

Listening to patients who can't hear | ACP Hospitalist

Pick up tips to treat deaf and hard-of-hearing patients.
April 2019

Comprehensive geriatric assessment improves survival in older adults, study finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Comprehensive geriatric assessment of older adults appears to improve hospital survival, a new study indicates.
November 2011

ACEing geriatric care | ACP Hospitalist

With their special focus, Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) units have the potential to eliminate many of the issues that make hospitalization more difficult for elderly patients.
February 2011

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