Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society is a comprehensive and reliable source of monthly research and information about common diseases and disorders of older adults.
Increase your geriatrics medical expertise by reading your copy now. The journal gives you practical, peer-reviewed, clinical guidance on a variety of topics that you can use to improve the health and quality of life for your older patients.
Start reading the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society now and you’ll enjoy the most current randomized clinical trials results, the best editorials from international experts and the reviews that wrap up recent outcomes in convenient, easy-to-read articles.
The journal addresses:
Principles of Aging: biology, psychosocial aspects, pharmacology, legal and ethical issues, and health care finance
Approach to the Older Patient: hospital-based and community-based geriatric care, nursing home care, geriatric assessment, preventive geriatrics, physical activity, rehabilitation, palliative care, and alternative medicine
Geriatric Syndromes: dementia, delirium, urinary incontinence, hearing and vision impairment, malnutrition, eating and feeding problems, osteoporosis and osteomalacia, falls and gait disturbances, dizziness and syncope, pressure ulcers, and sleep disorders
Geriatric Psychiatry: depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, personality/somatoform disorders, substance abuse, and mental retardation
Geriatric Diseases & Disorders: cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, musculoskeletal diseases, back pain, diseases/disorders of the foot, neurologic diseases, infectious diseases, respiratory diseases, oral diseases, gastrointestinal disorders, endocrine/metabolic disorders, diabetes, hormone replacement therapy, gynecologic diseases/disorders, disorders of sexual function, hematologic diseases/disorders, oncology, renal diseases, prostate disease, and dermatologic diseases
- In a new Journal of the American Geriatrics study, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in remission who were randomized to LQG demonstrated marked improvements in their lung function
- Elder Abuse Is Common Around the World
- Nonclinical Factors May Affect Whether Intensive Procedures Are Used at the End of Life