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Word: geriatrics

Definition: medical treatment and care of old age


Sentences Containing 'geriatrics'

Rejecting a position in geriatrics, he subsequently worked for seven years as a medical journalist for the Medical Tribune before returning to medical practice.
The organization supports additional training in geriatrics for health care professionals, including home care workers and revising the companionship exemption, a provision in the Fair Labor Standards Act that excludes home care aides from receiving minimum wage and overtime protections.
While he was rejected for a house (hospital training) post in paediatrics he was offered one in geriatrics, something he attributed to his prize-winning essay where he had argued for the permissibility of voluntary euthanasia, a position he now repudiates.
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