Surrogate decision makers for a patient are obligated to make health care decisions based on what the patient would have wanted if it is known.
Rheumatologists, Joshua Baker, MD, Brian Andonian, MD, and Ira Khanna, MD, discuss the occurrence and management of muscle weakness and loss among patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Sequential bilateral cataract surgery and modern postoperative medication options can streamline cataract removals, declutter surgeons’ schedules, and reduce burdens on the healthcare system.
To help relieve excruciating anorectal symptoms from monkeypox, clinicians in the United States are prescribing tecovirimat, though in short supply, and recommending OTC treatments.
G. Ying Li, MD, chief of pediatric orthopedic surgery at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, discusses research evaluating the effect of education and guideline-directed care on opioid use following spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
We spoke with Rebecca Edelmayer, PhD, the Alzheimer’s Association Senior Director of Scientific Engagement, about studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2022 regarding individual’s life experiences and brain health.
Older adults are especially prone to inappropriate polypharmacy because they commonly have multiple medical problems and see a variety of specialists.
Restricted access to abortion will have far-reaching effects.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-275-TALK (8255)) will change to 988 as of July 16, 2022.
Geriatric specialists discuss the long-term physical, mental, and social effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on people living with dementia and their caregivers.