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What age does a person become a geriatric?

What age does a person become a geriatric?

See below: There are no correct answers about the starting age for a geriatric patient. I have younger patients who are now at the nursing home residents. I also have younger home bounded patients who suffers ms, parkinson's and advanced cancer. ...Read more

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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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Geriatrics (Definition)

Geriatrics or geriatric medicine is a speciality that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and ...Read more


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When do geriatric diseases start to manifest?

When do geriatric diseases start to manifest?

70 and above.: Usually we start seeing geriatric syndromes like dementia, depression, urinary incontinence, gait imbalance , osteoporosis etc after 75. ...Read more

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How to find a geriatric nurse or experienced lpn?

How to find a geriatric nurse or experienced lpn?

Answer: Contact the board of nursing and they shall give you the link where to find them by zip code. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: geriatrics?

Geriatrics: Geriatrics or geriatric medicine is a speciality that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. ...Read more

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Mental health issues with geriatric ladies==are they common?

Depends: Seriously, the variation is not so much age as it is the underlying resiliency. We are all individuals, avoid grouping. ...Read more

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When would a geriatric palliative medicine consultation be helpful?

Depends: But usually when a person has a low likelihood of recovery and the patient and family would like some help working through the latter stages of the illness both through the physical and emotions . They are very useful ! ...Read more

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