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.

Publisher
Wiley
Website
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/117995531/home
Impact factor
3.913 (2010)

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Cardiology

Common back ailment could be sign of heart failure

Columbia researchers have found a link between a common back ailment and a type of heart failure, suggesting that screening patients with lumbar spinal stenosis could identify those at risk of the heart disease and prevent ...

Health

Slower walking speed may predict future mobility problems

Being able to walk outside for several blocks at a leisurely pace plays an important role in living a vibrant, healthy life. Walking short distances allows you to get the physical activity you need, live independently, go ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Flagging dementia patients for better hospital care

Cedars-Sinai investigators are using electronic health records to identify hospitalized patients likely to have dementia. The method they developed, detailed in a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics ...

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