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01.12.2017. Current topics
Geriatrics in Serbia nowadays

The first hospital department for the treatment of elderly people in the world was founded by Laza Lazarević in Belgrade in 1881. The Division of Geriatrics of the Department of Internal Medicine at the City Hospital in Belgrade was founded in 1963, as the first one in the former Yugoslavia. The first regional department within the field of geronto...

By MLADEN DAVIDOVIĆ, MILAN IVANOVIĆ

Geriatrics is a subspecialization of internal medicine concerned with the health and care of aged persons. It is characterized by comprehesive geriatric assessment of the health conditions of older people, which is consider to be the key to successful preventive, dignostic and therapeutic approach. Geriatricians possess specific knowledge and skill...

By MIRKO PETROVIĆ