geriatrics geriatrics  /ˌdʒɛ ri ˈæ trɪks/


  • (n) the branch of medical science that deals with diseases and problems specific to old people

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  1. Nowhere in the country is there a chair of geriatrics, or any course specifically devoted to geriatrics in any medical-school curriculum.
  2. These gyrating geriatrics travel around the world belting out rock classics and garnering rave reviews.
  3. It's an inspirational tale, yet what saved Richert is what keeps doctors away from geriatrics: it takes time to diagnose elders' problems.


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  1. "Just about the moment I realized the strange soup of humanity was happening right before my eyes, a tour bus pulled up from Fort Lauderdale," McCloud recalled of that March day in 1988. "A bunch of geriatrics with walkers came in with their...
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Michael McCloud Source: Kansas City Star

  2. "My biggest dream is to have my thesis work in conjunction with doctors in geriatrics, to have a machine figure out from patients' blood exactly what sounds to play to change the hormonal balance in their blood and make them survive the anesthesia...
    on Jan 5, 2007 By: Rory Lewis Source: Charlotte Observer

  3. Mr Khaw said: "When we look beyond O&G, we see women living longer and presenting with many conditions which requires our care - osteoporosis, oncology, geriatrics, strokes. Their needs beyond O&G are growing and contribute to the crowding in the...
    on Jul 10, 2005 By: Khaw Boon Wan Source: Channel News Asia

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