Geriatrics

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4 ‘M’s Improve Care for Older Adults

Systems-wide updates aid in implementation of the 4Ms, a framework for providing high-quality care for older patients.

Depression Persistent After ICU Delirium

Analysis tracks depression in the ICU, confirming the lingering adverse impact of delirium on mental health and cognitive function.

Dual Blocks Before Neurotomy Benefit Patients and Physicians

Study makes a case for the two-step procedure to identify lumbar osteoarthritis candidates for radiofrequency ablation.

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Study Confirms Benefits of Early Postoperative Walking

Early ambulation significantly decreased hospital length of stay and unplanned readmissions.

Sex Differences Part of Genetic Architecture in Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers probe sex-specific genetic drivers of Alzheimer’s disease neuropathology and clinical progression.

Enhanced Recovery Efforts Improve Outcomes for More Procedures

Evidence-based care coordination model reduces opioid use and lowers costs.

Hospital-level Care Comes to Patients at Home

Pandemic pressures accelerate movement toward hospital services in a home setting.

Frontotemporal Dementia Clinic Launches Phase 3 Trial

People with genetic progranulin insufficiency are targeted for early disease-course disruption.

Vein Arterialization Is Saving ‘Desert Feet’

A percutaneous procedure to avert amputation in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia.