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The development of this guideline update was begun by

Additional research and administrative support were provided by Corrie Fierstein, MPA, Elvy Ickowicz, MPH, and Nancy Lundebjerg, MPA, American Geriatrics Society, New York, New York, pro-videdadditional research and administrative support.

Summary of the Updated American Geriatrics Society/British ...

SPECIAL ARTICLES Summary of the Updated American Geriatrics Society/British Geriatrics Society Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention of Falls in Older Persons Developed by the Panel on Prevention of Falls in Older Persons, American Geriatrics Society and British Geriatrics Society The ...

Geriatrics - Specialty Courses for Phlebotomists

2 Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the Competence Certificate Course, the professional will be able to: 1. Define geriatrics 2. Differentiate an age range and specific factors used to define the geriatric population.


Geriatrics 2 Demographic Trends Ñ "Baby boomers" (1946-1964) are dramatically changing the aging statistics; In 2000, 35 million persons 65+ lived in the U.S.; by 2030, this will double to 70 million Ñ The 85+ age group is growing faster than any other age group Ñ Women make up 58% of those ...

ESPEN Guidelines on Parenteral Nutrition: Geriatrics

ESPEN Guidelines on Parenteral Nutrition: Geriatrics L. Sobotka a, S.M. Schneider b, Y.N. Berner c, T. Cederholm d, Z. Krznaric e, A. Shenkin f, Z. Stanga g, G.

Residency Bibliography

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2004;52(1):137-142. Strategies to reduce the documented disparities in health and health care for the rapidly growing numbers of older patients from diverse ethnic populations include increased

Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program FAQ

Are geriatrics fellows required to participate in research? [Program Requirement IV.B.2.a).(4)] [Program Requirement VIII.B.]  Geriatrics fellowship is intended as a 12-month clinical training


WHY GERIATRICS AS A CAREER CHOICE? "Geriatrics is the most challenging and exciting area of patient care. The patients are the most ill, most complex, and the most dependent on our skills and wisdom for their persistence as independent living people.

Studies in Support of Special Populations: Geriatrics

This guideline was developed within the Expert Working Group (Efficacy) of the 1 International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) and has been subject to consultation by the regulatory parties, in accordance with the ICH ...

What is Geriatrics?

A newsletter of the Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine; Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, St. Louis VA Medical Center; and the Gateway Geriatric Education Center of Missouri and Illinois Spring 2006 Vol ...