Specialist Spotlight: Geriatricians

Specialist Spotlight: Geriatricians

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Geriatrics is a specialty that focuses mainly on providing patient-centered care that is catered to the complex needs of the elderly population, but despite the growth of the ageing population worldwide, geriatricians remain far and few in the medical field.
7 Mar 2017 - General
Mark Edmon Tan In out institution, we only have less than a handful of practicing geriatricians. Working with them made me realize that their approach to care is different from the approach of internists. Due to the unique physiologic changes that occur among individuals in the advanced age group, they require specialized care that requires focus on areas of assessment that are not routinely being done on all adu...
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