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Novel CV Risk Marker in RA Identified (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Measurement of anti-citrullinated fibrinogens may improve risk stratification (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 21, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Clinician Job Satisfaction Linked to Improved Burnout Scores
Reduced intention to leave practice for clinicians who report increased job satisfaction during follow - up (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 21, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

MRI Findings Prognostic for Long - Term Recovery in Cardiac Arrest
Cerebral functional network connectivity shows potential in anoxic - ischemic encephalopathy (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Patients with Rheumatic Diseases Bail on Biosimilars (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Almost one-quarter discontinued biosimilar by 6 months (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 19, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Sharing Passwords Is Widespread Among Medical Staff
Almost three - fourths of survey respondents report having used a colleague's password to access EMRs (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Men Now Comprise ~ 10 Percent of RN Workforce
About half of increase due to educational attainment, rising demand, liberalizing gender attitudes (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 18, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Film industry heavyweights unite against dementia
UK cinematic experiences are made more inclusive by industry influencers. (Source: Alzheimers Society)
Source: Alzheimers Society - October 18, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Relatives of ALS Patients More Apt to Have Mental Health Issues (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Irish study suggests ties between pleiotropic genes, ALS, and neuropsychiatric disease (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 18, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Morning Break: Obamacare Deal Real? Doctors Dissed; United Healthcare Still Winning
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 18, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Female Physicians May Be Especially at Risk of Burnout
They tend to deal with psychosocial care more than male colleagues but can take steps to reduce stress (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 17, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Gastric Acid Suppression May Promote Liver Injury
Expansion of intestinal Enterococcus faecalis in mice exacerbates ethanol - induced liver disease (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 17, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

The Lancet Commission on Global Access to Palliative Care and Pain Relief - Alzheimer's Society comments
More than 25.5 million people around the world are dying each year with serious physical and psychological suffering caused by disease, injury or illness, according to a major new report. (Source: Alzheimers Society)
Source: Alzheimers Society - October 17, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Health Tip: 5 Suggestions to Promote Healthy Aging
Title: Health Tip: 5 Suggestions to Promote Healthy AgingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Senior Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Senior Health General - October 17, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

NSQIP geriatric surgery pilot study may help improve outcomes for older surgical patients
(American College of Surgeons) Adding geriatric-specific risk factors to the blend of traditional risk factors could significantly improve the ability of surgeons to predict poor outcomes in older surgical patients, according to new study findings published online as an 'article in press' on the Journal of the American College of Surgeons website. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Most Female Physicians Have Faced Sexist Patient Comments
Sexual harassment by patients can negatively affect physician - patient relationship, quality of care (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 17, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Kneeling Posture Impacts Chest Compressions ’ Effectiveness
Efficacy of CPR compressions better in self - adjusted, nearest kneeling postures versus farthest (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 17, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

NAM Announces Recipients of Awards, Honors
The National Academy of Medicine presented two prestigious awards at its annual meeting today, as well as announced the 2017 class of NAM Fellows. The 2017 Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care was given to Diane Meier, professor of geriatrics and palliative medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, for her leading role in driving awareness and adoption of palliative care services in the United States. In addition, the Academy awarded the 2017 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health was awarded to Joseph Coyle, whose research laid the foundation for integrating neuroscience ...
Source: News from the National Academies - October 16, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

A - Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women
Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says (Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - October 16, 2017 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Reproductive Medicine, Geriatrics, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Diane Meier receives Lienhard Award from National Academy of Medicine
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) For her leading role in driving awareness and adoption of palliative care services in the United States, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today awarded the Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care to Diane Meier, professor of geriatrics and palliative medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City. The award, which recognizes Meier's achievements with a medal and $40,000, was presented to her at the National Academy of Medicine's annual meeting in Washington, D.C. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Baycrest receives $1.8 million grant to boost research infrastructure
(Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care) Baycrest's Rotman Research Institute (RRI) will usher in a new era of cutting-edge brain health research thanks to a recently announced $1.8 million investment from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, providing funds for research infrastructure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Impact of geriatric consultations on clinical outcomes of elderly trauma patients: a retrospective analysis - Dugan JP, Burns KM, Baldawi M, Heidt DG.
INTRODUCTION: The elderly account for a large proportion of morbidity and mortality secondary to trauma, despite lower-energy mechanisms of injury and fewer trauma admissions. The benefit of geriatric trauma consultation services (GTCS) to this population ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Pre - Retirement Morbidity Higher in Later Birth Cohorts
Worse measures of health for Americans who must work longer to reach Social Security retirement age (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 14, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Urology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Mental Health Issues Impact Retirement Saving Behavior
Psychological distress linked to 24 percent reduced probability of holding retirement accounts (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 14, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Guidelines Needed for 6MWT in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
No specific guidelines for use of six - minute walk test in growing population with IPF (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 13, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Following Presidential action, AGS renews call for bipartisan collaboration
(American Geriatrics Society) Presidential action to alter current law risks undermining progress made by Congress, the American people, and a cadre of healthcare stakeholders to improve care access, care quality, and care costs for us all as we age, so say experts at the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) evaluating recent orders by the Trump Administration. In light of these concerns, the AGS continues to call for stakeholder input, public hearings, and ample opportunities for feedback on health reform from the American public. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Low - Cost Services a Major Player in Unnecessary Health Spending
Costs associated with low - cost, low - value health services nearly twice as high as high - cost services (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 12, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Primary, Pulmonary Providers Endorse Lung CA Screening
Key barriers to LCS include inadequate time and staffing, patients having too many illnesses (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 12, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Six - Month Tai Chi Program Improves Physical Activity in CHD
Improvements in activity, weight, QoL for patients with coronary heart disease refusing cardiac rehab (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 12, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

2004 to 2014 Saw Increases in Risk Factors in Ischemic Stroke
Increases in prevalence of hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, smoking, and drug abuse in AIS (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 12, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Alzheimer's Society responds to figures showing  dementia remains leading cause of death
Dementia is still the leading cause of death in England and Wales. (Source: Alzheimers Society)
Source: Alzheimers Society - October 12, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Merck Drops Development of Once Promising CETP Inhibitor
(MedPage Today) -- Despite positive results in the REVEAL trial anacetrapib is dead. (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 12, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Laing Buisson proposes solution for funding social care - Alzheimer's Society comments
Leading health economist, William Laing, has today published his proposal for a long-term solution for funding social care.   (Source: Alzheimers Society)
Source: Alzheimers Society - October 12, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Country Director receives MBE for services to dementia in Wales
Alzheimer ’s Society Cymru’s Sue Phelps visited Buckingham Palace on Wednesday 11 October to receive her well-deserved MBE for services to dementia in Wales. (Source: Alzheimers Society)
Source: Alzheimers Society - October 12, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Health Tip: Identifying Vascular Dementia
Title: Health Tip: Identifying Vascular DementiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/12/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - October 12, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Medical License Questions Sway Doctors ’ Mental Health Help
Asking only about current mental health may encourage help - seeking behavior (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 12, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Frailty linked to higher rate of perioperative morbidity
Consider frailty rather than age when selecting patients for ambulatory elective surgery Related items fromOnMedica Surgery waiting times could double by 2020 Frail elderly at greatest risk after trauma surgery GPs urged to collaborate more with geriatricians Give frail patients tailored cardiac rehabilitation, urge experts (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 12, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing—Faculty on Cancer and Work-Life Balance / Specialty Leaders
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - October 11, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Novel Metrics Suggested for Assessing EHR Use
Metrics aim to provide insight into the clinician experience in light of impaired practice efficiency (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 10, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Medicare Coverage Restrictions for Opioids Rose From ‘ 06 to ‘ 15
Formularies increasingly using quantity limits and prior authorization to restrict daily allowable dosing (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 10, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Ruth Langsford unites with 3,000 people at Surrey Memory Walk
Strictly Come Dancing star Ruth Langsford took a break from the dancefloor to join 3,000 people who united against dementia at an Alzheimer ’s Society Memory Walk. (Source: Alzheimers Society)
Source: Alzheimers Society - October 10, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Health Tip: Tai Chi May Help Prevent Falls
-- Tai chi is a low impact, slow motion form of exercise and meditation that can help maintain strength, flexibility and balance. A study in The Journal of Gerontology examined the effect of Tai Chi on older adults. It showed that inactive older... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 10, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Tai Chi May Help Prevent Falls
Title: Health Tip: Tai Chi May Help Prevent FallsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/10/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Senior Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Senior Health General - October 10, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Injured Patients Want More Info on Safety Improvement Efforts
Eighteen of 30 patients and family members reported the CRP experience to be positive overall (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 10, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

2016 Physician Quality Reporting System Reports Available
Physicians should review reports to know whether they are subject to 2018 PQRS payment adjustment (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 10, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Adding Albumin to Risk Score Improves Mortality Prediction
In patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement, low albumin tied to higher mortality (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 10, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nursing, Pathology, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Why Geriatric Medicine? A Survey of UK Specialist Trainees Why Geriatric Medicine? A Survey of UK Specialist Trainees
This study examined reasons for choosing a career in geriatric medicine in the UK, and whether they have changed over time.Age and Ageing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Journal Article Source Type: news

Short - Lived Benefits for Abusive Supervisory Behavior
Positive indirect effect on work engagement via recovery level, which is short - lived (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 6, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Stronger Nocebo Effect When Inert Rx Labeled As Expensive
Neural interactions between cortex, brainstem, and spinal cord mediate this effect (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 6, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Persons With Dementia Deserve A Better Trained Health Workforce
Co-authored by Sandra Swantek, MD, associate professor and director of geriatric psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One Type of Dementia Is Especially Costly
Title: One Type of Dementia Is Especially CostlyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/5/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - October 6, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news