Articles Tagged with “GERIATRICS”

The most common victims of extreme weather events are older people. New research looks into how the health system fails them, and how it can be fixed.

Advanced age brings special needs, especially in the emergency department. So some hospitals are changing designs and processes for their senior patients.

Experts reflect on the state of eldercare and questions of genomic privacy.

Peter L. Slavin discusses the importance of giving older inpatients the proper care.

Team care and structural changes could vastly improve the recovery of older patients. Yet institutions that implement such approaches remain rare.

In a noisy, disorienting institutional environment, older patients often fall victim to delirium, a severe mental malady. Geriatric expert Sharon Inouye describes a program that can head off problems.