Dr. Levine is a nationally recognized expert in wound care and pressure ulceration. and has published and spoken widely on this topic. He is a Board Member of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). Dr. Levine's Pocket Guide to Pressure Ulcers co-authored by Elizabeth Ayello RN and published by the New Jersey Hospital Association is in its 4th printing and has sold over 30,000 copies.
[portfolio_slideshow exclude=”5726″] My goal is to combine medicine and art, so I’ve thought a lot about the neurobiology of creativity. The corpus callosum is the thick bundle of 200 million nerve fibers that forms the communication network between the left brain and right brain. The left brain
[portfolio_slideshow] It was quirky, and not even that pretty, but I liked it and now its gone. So many of Manhattan’s artistic landmarks have been obliterated in the past decade, knocked down or covered up by drab glass walled buildings, and this is one of them. I
[portfolio_slideshow] When I was growing up, my grandparents wintered in Miami. I remember visiting them and feeling the warm sunshine and sand that sometimes scalded your feet when days were hot. In 1985 while training in geriatrics in New York City, I returned to Miami to
[portfolio_slideshow] When I heard the news late Friday evening that 92 year old folk singing legend Pete Seeger was participating in an Occupy Wall Street rally on the West Side of Manhattan, I grabbed my camera and went to take a look. I wasn’t disappointed, and
[portfolio_slideshow exclude=”4758″] I recently traveled to the Bolivian highlands and Lake Titicaca to find new faces of aging, and on the way discovered an exquisite example of ancient treasure featuring geriatrics and art. The Pariti Ceramics Museum was not listed in my guidebook. In fact, Pariti Island
[portfolio_slideshow] The Occupy Wall Street demonstration, that’s what. There’s been so much press about the goings on downtown that I went to see for myself and share some photos on my blog. I took the subway to Wall Street, and once I got off the demonstrators
The education of today’s physicians cannot be regarded as complete or adequate without substantial exposure to geriatrics. It is not just the facts of geriatric medicine, but the humanistic aspect of its practice that is important. Medicine is taught as a cut-and-dry collection of information, taking
Skin: An Essential Organ is Chapter 4 in Wound Care Esentials: Practice Principles, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. The 4th Edition of this book was just released in September 2016. This chapter was co-authored by Dr. Jeffrey M Levine with Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWCN,
[portfolio_slideshow exclude=”5329″] The elderly grandmother struggled to get her leg over the saddle of her Harley, and looked up at me a bit chagrined. “I just had my knee replaced and still having some trouble,” she said. The event was Sturgis, perhaps the largest motorcycle rally in America,
[portfolio_slideshow] As the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001 rolls around, I searched my negatives for photos I took in the days after the disaster. They were in storage and I scanned some of them for this post, which is dedicated to the memory of the people
Dr. Jeffrey M. Levine has authored numerous articles on topics related to healthcare of the elderly. These include medical history, prevention and treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure ulcers, elder neglect and abuse, and physical restraints. He has also edited a book on legal and regulatory aspects of nursing homes.