Geriatrics News


Geriatrics Perspective

  • Dialysis Use and Mortality in Medicare Versus Veterans Affairs Dr Bansal reviews a study comparing initiation of dialysis and mortality among older veterans with incident kidney failure who received care from Medicare versus the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Deprescribing Benzodiazepines: Changing Attitudes Little evidence supports long-term use of benzodiazepines or 'Z drugs,' yet many older adults are afraid to stop taking them, despite potential harms. Can new guidelines help change minds?