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From the Greek word geron, "an old man," and
iatreia, "the treatment of disease."
Geriatric medicine involves the recognition of differences in
presentation of disease and the importance of maintaining
functional independence in elderly patients. Geriatrics is a
primary care discipline oriented toward preventive, routine, acute,
and chronic medical care of elderly patients.
Important procedural skills include cognitive assessment,
functional assessment, gait assessment, home safety assessment,
motor vehicle driving assessment, and needs assessment on hospital
discharge, including rehabilitation. In addition, the geriatrician
is expert in interpreting the following tests: urodynamic testing,
cystometry, audiology, neuropsychiatric testing, videofluoroscopy
for dysphagia, noninvasive tests of peripheral arteries, and biopsy
of temporal artery.
Geriatric fellowship training requires 12 months of accredited
training beyond general internal medicine residency.
For the 2012-2013 academic year, there are 104 Accreditation
Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited training
programs in Geriatric Medicine with 289 active training
Board of Internal Medicine offers subspecialty certification in
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