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Annals of Long-Term Care
Researchers recently created a prototype of a standards-based automated transfer form to help improve the care of nursing home residents transferred to emergency departments by providing more complete information upon arrival.
First Report Managed Care
“Persistence with dupilumab therapy was high,” researchers wrote, “and among the few patients who discontinued, more than three-quarters reinitiated treatment within 4 months.”
Annals of Long-Term Care
“Nursing home residents have a high prevalence of multidrug-resistant blood stream infection, which is associated with higher risk of receiving inappropriate initial anti-infective therapy, higher cost, higher intensive care unit length of stay, and higher mortality,” wrote researchers.
Pharmacy Learning Network
A nationwide recall is active for a prescription drug used to treat spinal muscular atrophy.
Pharmacy Learning Network
A Class II recall is active for a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure.
Pharmacy Learning Network
A recall is active for a prescription steroid used to treat a variety of skin conditions, such as eczema, dermatitis, and rash.
First Report Managed Care
According to study findings, treatment with rituximab plus cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone at an intended dose intensity of 80% or higher increased the risk of hospitalization for infection in a cohort of older patients with DLBCL.
First Report Managed Care
“Currently, the unmet need for treatment options is high in patients with ankylosing spondylitis, including a need for effective oral treatment options following NSAIDs and a need for additional mechanisms of action,” researchers wrote.
First Report Managed Care
The prevalence of metabolic syndrome is significantly higher in patients with psoriatic arthritis compared with patients with ankylosing spondylitis, suggests a new study.
Annals of Long-Term Care
Long before patients receive a dementia diagnosis, many people begin to mismanage their finances as their memory, organizational skills, and self-control falter.
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