geriatrics

DANTE and Ishikawa

DANTE and Ishikawa

In the December 2015 #GeriMedJC, we discussed the DANTE Leiden Study: Effect of Discontinuation of Antihypertensive Treatment in Elderly People on Cognitive Functioning-the DANTE Study Leiden: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Oct 1;175(10):1622-30. PMID: 26301603 It is nice…

#GeriMedJC at #ICRE2015

#GeriMedJC at #ICRE2015

We presented our first year’s experience of #GeriMedJC at the International Conference on Residency Education in Vancouver during the Using Innovative Technologies for Medical Education session.  View the slides below. Thank you to all our tweeps for helping to grow…

October 2015 #GeriMedJ

October 2015 #GeriMedJ

In an era of mounting evidence for comprehensive geriatric assessment in many settings (orthopedics, oncology), the question becomes whether this is not just clinically effective, but also cost-effective.  Another question remains as to how CGA be delivered — in specialized…