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OLD AGE. This needs no definition. Sometimes old age is the cause of loss of memory and of the powers of the mind, when the party may be found non compos mentis. See Aged witness; Senility.

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Identifying these changes in lumbosacral alignment in the geriatric population will enable to create proper rehabilitation strategies.
Regarding prior geriatric experience, 62.6% had no prior exposure to geriatrics.
Keeping in view the increase health problems of elderly people 63 (84%) of clinicians were in strong favor of the idea that geriatric medicine should be treated as a separate specialty in the Army and physicians should be trained specifically.
* Less than half of pharmacy schools have a distinct course in geriatrics despite the fact that per capita prescription drug use by people 65 and older is triple that of younger individuals.
The Kuwaiti delegation, headed by Dr Asya al-Hamdan, department chair of geriatrics healthcare services, also included Badria al-Azzamy and Najah al-Enezy.
Oral health policy formulation for the geriatric patients needs to be one of the major objectives to be worked at by Ministry of Health (MoH), Government of India.
Question: How do I know if I need to comply with geriatric CNE?
Reynolds Foundation, plus $1 million of its own funding, to beef up geriatrics education for its medical students and residents.
Another aspect is that geriatric doesn't generate a lot of money unlike plastic surgery or cardiology.
ABSTRACT The Summer Geriatric Extern Program was developed in 2004 to provide nursing students between the junior and senior year an opportunity to learn more about careers in geriatric nursing.
Unfortunately, this rise is occurring as the number of geriatric specialists is declining.
Lichtman of the 65+ clinical geriatrics program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York commented that geriatric assessment did not need to be as complicated in practice.