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March 26 - March 27


MTCGSICON 2016 Mid Term Conference on Geriatric Medicine to be held on 26 and 27 March 2016. This is for the second time that the Geriatric Clinic is organizing conference exclusively on Geriatric Medicine. The interventions of medical fraternity has contributed for longevity, mean time we are not prepared to face the problems faced by senior citizens. The number of senior citizen seeking medical help is rising and in view of multiple problems, multiple specialist consultation and multiple drugs used, there remains a challenge for clinicians.

The Geriatric medicine and gerontology is to understand the health and social needs of senior citizen and provides holistic approach towards improving quality of life by various means.

To equip ourselves in care of senior citizen as a primary clinician, the mid term conference with theme – “Understanding Geriatric Medicine” is organized. The faculty of conference have expertise in geriatric care and will be sharing their experiences.

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Scientific Program

Sarcopenia as a Geriatric Syndrome

Nadoja Dr. P. S. Shankar

MD, FRCP (Lond), FAMS, DSc(h.c.Gul), DSc(h.c.NTR), DSc(h.c.RGUHS), DSc(h.cTU), D.Litt(Hampi)

Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
Past President, Geriatric Society of India, Kalaburagi.

Geriatrics in Indian Scenario 

M.D. F.I.C.N. F.I.C.P. F.I.A.M.S. F.C.G.P. F.G.S.I. F.A.C.M., F.I.M..S.A., F.R.C.P (Edin)
National Prof. Geriatrics
Editor in Chief: Indian Journal of Geriatric Care
Editor in Chief: Principles & Practice of Geriatric Medicine 2015
Editor: Indian Recommendations for Vaccination in Older Adults 2015
Editor cum Course Director: IMA AKN Sinha Institute
Gen. Sec: Geriatric Society of India.

Importance of Influenza in Old Adult 

Dr Anil K Prasad
Former University Prof & HOD,
Respiratory Virology, V.Patel Chest Institute, Delhi,
Chairman, Influenza Foundation of India,Member Asia Pacific Alliance for the Control of Influenza (APACI) Ltd.
Former Short-time Consultant WHO (SEARO) Delhi.

Pneumonia In Elderly 

Dr Prabhakar V Rao,
Professor in MNR Medical College, Hyderabad

Wellnes in the evening of life 

Dr Sridhar M S
Principal, Sri Venkateswara Medical College
Tirupati-517507 Chittoor Dist, Andhra Pradesh

Pre Operative Check up in Elderly 

Dr Satish Gulati
Consultant physician
Fellow of Geriatric society of India
Past President of Geriatric Society of India, Rohtak. Haryana.

Thyroid Disorders – Hidden monster in elderly 

Dr M V Jali
Endocrinologist, KLEU, Medical Director of KLE Hospital
Past President of Geriatric society of India,
Fellow Geriatric Society of India,

Palliative Care in Elderly

Dr Lingegowda
Director, Kidwai Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru.

Delirium in elderly 

Dr Prabha Adhikari M.R.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Ex Dr TMA Pai Endowment Chair in Geriatrics and Gerontology ,
Former HOD Medicine
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University.

Falls – Management and Prevention in elderly. 

Dr Sanjay Bajaj
Consultant Community Geriatric Physician , Director
Fellow Geriatric Society of India
Secretary, Vidharba Chapter of Geriatric Society of India

Managing Co morbid cognitive problems in Geriatric OPD. 

Dr Shailesh Pangaonkar
Cons. Psychiatrist & Director
Central Institute of Behavioural Sciences,

Morphology in diagnosis of blood disorders in elderly 

Dr.Karuna Rameshkumar
Professor of Pathology
KS Hegde Hospital,

Osteoporosis in Rural set up 

Dr. Prakash Sigedar
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Secretary Geriatric Orthopedic Society of India,

Pigmentary Disorders in Elderly 

Dr. Racchana Fadia
Gracia Cosmetology Centre,

Nursing issues in Geriatric Care 

Dr. Asha P Shetty
Principal,Yenepoya Nursing College, Mangalore
Director, Course on Palliative Care.

Brown Bag Concept 

Dr. Sandeep Tamane
Consultant Geriatric Physician, Dinanath Mangeshkar Hospital,
Fellow Geriatric Society of India,

Foot problems in elderly

Dr Moinuddin
Professor of Surgery, KBNIMS Medical College, Kalaburagi

Anti Ageing Research-feasible paths

Padmashree Dr D K Hazra
Professor Emeritus,
Past, Head of Nuclear Medicine at the Boston Medical Centre, Agra
President of the Nuclear Medicine Society
Editorial board member of Diabetes India
Patron of Nimitt Matra Charitable Society
Geriatric Society of India,

Guidelines for Paper Presentation

  • Last date for abstract submission extended to 10/02/16
  • Last date to receive the article in prescribed format is 15/02/16
  • The author/presenter should be a registered delegate.
  • The author should send the write up of presentation in a prescribed format by e mail only.
  • Abstract, Introduction, Aims and Objectives, Material and Methods, Results, Conclusion, Acknowledgement and References.
  • The papers received in incomplete format will not be accepted for presentation.
  • The authors should note that the time limit for presentation is 8 mins and two mins for discussion.
  • The article will be published in Indian Journal of Geriatric Care.

Date March 26 and 27, 2016

Venue Shri B M Patil Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Vijayapura, Karnataka, India

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