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Celebrating women in geriatric medicine on International Women’s Day 2021 #IWD2021 | British Geriatrics Society

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www.bgs.org.uk - Research has shown that women are under-represented in medical leadership and academic roles and only 24% of trust medical directors are women. The theme...

Urgent care for older people

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Oxford Academic - Geriatric medicine is the clinical speciality that focuses upon the care of older people – especially those with frailty (a state of increased vulnerability)....

  • "The challenge now is to work out how best to deliver geriatric care across the whole hospital" - @GERED_DOC This @Age_and_Ageing collection outlines key articles attempting to develop solutions to this challenging conundrum #UrgentCare #SilverBook2 https://t.co/E8XEMkIr07

www.bgs.org.uk - The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) has published a report from a survey of its members describing the experiences of working through the first wave...

  • Concern about the impact of #COVID19 in #carehomes was a source of anxiety, and the implication that discharge from hospitals to care homes early in the pandemic without negative COVID tests contributed to outbreaks #BGSThroughTheVisor https://t.co/E5NkR7Es9X

  • 77% of respondents stated that they had had a change in their job plan or rota due to #COVID19. This took the form of increased out-of-hours work, cancellation of scheduled clinics and treating all adults as opposed to older adults only #BGSThroughTheVisor https://t.co/E5NkR7Es9X

Help for Southeast Asian American Caregivers

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ASA Generations - Some 70 percent of older Southeast Asian American immigrants or refugees have been diagnosed with...

Urgent care for older people

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OUP Academic - Abstract. Geriatric medicine is the clinical specialty that focuses upon the care of older people—especially those with frailty (a state of increased...

  • "Simple things that could improve care, identifying #delirium, depression and dignity (nutrition & hygiene included) are viewed as specialty specific when they should be skills all clinicians should possess" Read the @Age_and_Ageing #UrgentCare commentary https://t.co/xDKbjPNNVM

Registration

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meeting.americangeriatrics.org - Registration for the 2021 AGS Annual Meeting is open.     Registering early for the Annual Meeting will save you time and money! Register...

I Miss My Patients

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MedPageToday - Clicking and video calls aren’t the same as in-person...

  • A family physician on missing his patients in the era of #teleheath: "I miss real in-person moments with my patients -- tears of joy and sadness shed together... I miss the chance to gently place the stethoscope bell on the [older adult's] chest." https://t.co/iFcvF8eZAA

Lifelike robotic pets provide companionship to Minnesota seniors: ‘Kitty is there’

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Star Tribune - Lifelike pets provide companionship and comfort to aging...

What Is an Age-Friendly Health System? | IHI – Institute for Healthcare Improvement

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Institute for Healthcare Improvement - Older adults in the US deserve safe, effective, and patient-centered care in the settings in which they receive their care. The Age-Friendly Health Systems...

The Ethics of Misogyny

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ASA Generations - ‘Women have long been taken for granted as the default safety...