geriatrician


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geriatrician

 [jer″e-ah-trish´an]
a physician specializing in geriatrics.

geriatrician

(jĕr′ē-ə-trĭsh′ən) also

geriatrist

(-ăt′rĭst)
n.
A physician who specializes in geriatrics.

geriatrician

[jer′ē·ətrish′ən]
a physician who has specialized postgraduate education and experience in the medical care of older persons.

geriatrician

A doctor specializing in the medical aspects of old age.

geriatrician

a specialist in geriatrics.
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Speaking with a geriatrician or palliative care specialist may help you with your decision.
Geriatricians have highlighted important steps that can be taken to prevent early ageing and geriatric problems such as osteoporosis later on in life.
Wilner is looking for geriatricians to work at Summit ElderCare, a health care program aimed at keeping frail seniors out of nursing homes.
There is a recognised shortage of geriatricians in the North East already, and this post would be very difficult to fill, especially at a point in time when other consultants are leaving the service at Newcastle General Hospital.
Dale Terrell, a geriatrician, is the center's director and will oversee a team of geriatricians, advanced practice nurses, physical and occupational therapists, pharmacists, nutritionists and social workers.
Robert Luchi, geriatrician at the Huffington Center on Aging at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
The longest running case involved the pounds 1million, five-year long suspension of Dr Pamela Stephen, a geriatrician at Perth Royal Infirmary after colleagues complained about her work.
Other speakers include Dr Jed Rowe, Consultant Geriatrician at Moseley Hall Hospital, who will argue that changes in society's attitude to older people have moved faster than planning.
I became a geriatrician when Dad died," says Bortz, who vowed to pick up where his father had left off.
The Geriatric Care Act of 2001 would authorize Medicare to cover essential services for seniors such as geriatric assessment and care coordination, which would allow the geriatrician to manage medications more effectively and to work with other health-care providers as a team.
as well as provide referrals to a geriatrician in your local area.

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