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.
For example, if a nurse's practice includes care of geriatric
patients or older adults and if the nurse's license expires in January 2015, this requirement begins with the licensure cycle February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2017, and continues in every licensure cycle thereafter.
Also, one of the WHO guidelines for elderly care is the integration of a geriatric
curriculum in medical schools.
The key to the success of this program is the commitment of geriatric
nursing faculty leaders and the rich research, clinical, and community resources in geriatrics
An informal needs assessment established interest in a geriatric
resource web site across disciplines.
The goal of the study is to look at the utility of a systemic geriatric
assessment at 10 institutions in patients aged 70 years and older who have one of six specific tumor types.
The conference is organised by the Sousse-based medicine university, the Sahloul teaching hospital's internal medicine ward, the Clinical Geriatrics
Research Unit, in co-operation with the Mediterranean Geriatrics
A Supplement to New Frontiers in Geriatrics
In addition to attracting fewer workers, geriatric
care also experiences higher turnover rates among direct care workers such as nurse aides, home health aides and personal care aides, many of whom earn wages below the poverty level.