Geriatrics Series-Introduction to medicine for the elderly


Event Place: Online Meeting | Event Specialty: Geriatrics | Event Duration: 60 min.

In this introductory presentation Dr. Forsyth will explain the structure and function of the Department for Medicine of the Elderly at Cambridge University Hospitals. He will outline the criteria for patients to be managed by the service, as well as the relationships of the geriatric unit to the other departments of the hospital, as well as to outpatient clinics, primary care, home care and long-term care.

 

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Speakers

Dr Duncan Forsyth
Consultant Geriatrician

Dr Forsyth joined Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, as Consultant Geriatrician in 1990 and was Clinical Director of Medicine for the Elderly from 1996–2002. In 2010 Dr Forsyth set up a specialist…

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