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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 4 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 4 years ago
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Geriatrics Unit Reduces Catheter Use, Reports Fewer Deaths

A program to reduce the catheterization of patients was effective at cutting mortality rates.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 4 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 4 years ago
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American Geriatrics Society (AGS) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting

American Geriatrics Society (AGS) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AGS 2016.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Medical Error in Public Eye at Geriatrics Meeting

Studies exploring medical error, the coordination of care, and dementia will be in the spotlight at the American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 4 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 4 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 4 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 4 years ago
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SGEM#149: Share Decision Making for Pain Control in Older ED Patients

Guest Skeptic: Dr. Tim Platts-Mills. Tim is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Director, Clinical Research; Co-Director of Geriatric Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina. His career goal is to improve the quality of emergency care for older adults through research, research mentorship, and support of the larger community of geriatric emergency medicine researchers. Tim’s research group is currently developing a protocol to screen for elder abuse in the emergency department. He also serves as a decision editor in geriatrics for Annals of Emergency Medicine.  
thesgem.com
over 4 years ago
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Person-Centered Care: A Definition and Essential Elements

In this position statement, the American Geriatrics Society provides a definition of person-centered care, its essential elements, and barriers to implementation.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Joint Guideline Addresses Geriatric Perioperative Care

The American College of Surgeons and American Geriatrics Society have issued joint best practice recommendations for geriatric perioperative care.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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The Basics of Inpatient Geriatrics with Dr. Neamtu

Dr. Daniela Neamtu covers the main principles of geriatrics including polypharmacy: she reviews differences in pharmacology in older adults, demystifies the ...  
youtube.com
almost 5 years ago
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Geriatrics Society Offers Alternatives to Beers Drugs

The American Geriatrics Society is offering an evidence-based selection of alternatives to the Beers Criteria list of drugs that are problematic in the elderly.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Seniors Tell Medical Students What They Need From Doctors

Many students avoid geriatrics because of the low pay and high complications, but six people over 90 offer a different perspective to help attract young doctors.  
medscape.com
about 5 years ago
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Study shows higher risk from hip fracture surgery than hip replacement even after adjustment for age

Patients who undergo surgery for a hip fracture have a higher risk of mortality and of developing major complications than do patients who undergo an elective total hip replacement, even after adjustment for the fact that hip fracture patients are usually older and have more comorbidities, a large cohort study has found.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 5 years ago
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Focus on stroke: The tangled knot of dementia and stroke

For decades, stroke and dementia were treated quite separately in the UK, both clinically and in research, despite both being diseases of the brain. Dementia – especially Alzheimer’s disease – had been claimed by the psychiatrists and neurologists, while stroke remained in general medicine or geriatrics. Today, scientists and doctors are becoming ever more aware…  
blog.wellcome.ac.uk
about 5 years ago
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Textbook of Orthopedics

A new edition of this well established textbook for post graduate students and orthopaedic surgeons in training and practice. A thorough revision including many new images, X-Rays and MRI's and new chapters on trauma, arthroscopy and evidence based orthopedics. This new edition includes new clinical images, X-rays and MRI scans, 500 new line diagrams and 250 new X-rays. Every chapter has been thoroughly revised and updated and new chapters on trauma, arthroscopy, common surgical techniques, geriatrics and evidence-based orthopedics have been added.  
books.google.co.uk
over 5 years ago