Geriatrics, or geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. There is no set age at which patients may be under the care of a geriatrician, or geriatric physician, a physician who specializes in the care of elderly people. Rather, this decision is determined by the individual patient's needs, and the availability of a specialist. It is important to note the difference between geriatrics, the care of aged people, and gerontology, which is the study of the aging process itself. …



NCCID: National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases · 14 November 2023

For thousands of years, Toronto has been the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples. [...] …

adult infectious diseases, allergy/immunology, geriatrics, nursing, pharmacoeconomics, public health and

NWLC: National Women's Law Center · 7 November 2023 English

This proposed rule has the potential to improve the quality of care for millions of union retirees who are or will need care in such facilities; it has the potential …

Avoidable Hospitalizations. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (2013), 61, 1900-1908. Available at https://pubmed

DeZIM: Deutsche Zentrum für Integration und Migrationsforschung · 6 November 2023 German

Welche Diskriminierungs- und/oder Rassismuserfahrungen machen Menschen in Deutschland im Allgemeinen und im Speziellen im Bereich Gesundheit?

with a 5-, 10-, and 27-year follow-up. In: BMC geriatrics 20 (1), S. 120. DOI: 10.1186/s12877-020-01516-9

NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 3 November 2023 English

Japan, renowned for its significantly aged population, presents a distinctive landscape in elderly care. Notably, there exists no apparent correlation between the economic well-being of the elderly and the limitations …

realizing a long-term vision. Journal of American Geriatrics Society, 55, 1458–63.

RNAO: Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario · 27 October 2023 English

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the contents at the time of publication, neither the authors nor the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) gives …

leads the program), a geriatrician, hospitalists, geriatrics fellows, nursing leadership, case management Supporting Resources RESOURCE DESCRIPTION Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario (PGLO).  Literature examining

CIHI: Canadian Institute for Health Information · 26 October 2023 English

​Learn about payments to physicians, services provided and utilization. Data goes back to 1996–1997.

Clinical immunology and allergy 030 Oncology 031 Geriatrics 032 Tropical medicine 035 Genetics 04 Neurology pediatrics, regional obstetrics and gynecology, geriatrics and palliative care. As of July 2020, there were addictions medicine, chronic pain management, geriatrics, collaborative family practice, heart function be found in specialties such as anesthesia, geriatrics, infectious diseases, internal medicine, rheumatology

CMA: Canadian Medical Association · 26 October 2023 English

An international consen- The condition is characterized by rigidity, altered mental status, hyperther- sus study of neuroleptic malignant syndrome diagnostic cri- mia and autonomic dysfunction (i.e., diaphoresis, tachycardia, tachypnea teria …

doses, rapid dose escalation, nal Medicine and Geriatrics (Kumachev), University parenteral formulations

CIHI: Canadian Institute for Health Information · 26 October 2023 English

Learn about the methods used in data analysis, including comparability and data quality notes for the supply of physicians in Canada.

physicians may practise exclusively in areas such as geriatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation. 26 Supply

TCF: The Century Foundation · 25 October 2023 English

It’s hard to find anyone these days who is happy with the health care system. But for physicians, it’s much deeper than unhappiness—it is about burnout.Physician burnout has been on …

specialties, such as general internal medicine, geriatrics, and obstetrics–gynecology (OB– GYN). There

Cato Institute · 24 October 2023 English

As of 2022, all 50 states and the District of Columbia allow nurse practitioners (NPs) to prescribe medications. However, many states’ “scope of practice” laws do not allow NPs to …

prescriptive authority by 2019. Using the American Geriatrics Society’s Beers Criteria, they measured the rate

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