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Review
The objective of this paper is to emphasize the common vulvovaginal problems, other than infections, in older women and their management.
Practical Research
This study investigated assisted living resident assessments and reassessments of oral health status and the ability to perform oral self-care.
Review
This systematic review examined quantitative and qualitative research and systematic reviews regarding opioid use among long-term care (LTC) residents.
Practical Research
A retrospective review of 152 urinalyses was conducted in one LTCF to assess the management of urinary tract infections.
Review
In this article, authors discuss the risks and benefits associated with anticoagulation in older patients with AF.
Review
This study aimed to identify interventions that are effective in improving the transitions of care for patients from nursing homes (NHs) to emergency departments (EDs).
Clinical Experience
The primary purpose of this article is to illustrate how leadership development can facilitate adoption of evidence-based care and to extract the key lessons to more broadly inform widespread efforts to enhance health care leadership development efforts, hopefully speeding the adoption of improved…
Case Report
We present a case of a 72-year-old nursing home resident who was being treated with steroids for giant cell arteritis and developed progressive altered mental status.
Case Report
Movement disorders after stroke are unusual, seen in between 1% and 4% of patients, but can significantly worsen disability. We report a patient whose disabling post-stroke hemichorea responded well to tetrabenazine, a selective vesicular monoamine transporter type 2 inhibitor.
Practical Research
In this retrospective cohort study, we reviewed the electronic health records of 3923 adult patients discharged from the hospital and admitted to nine SNFs served by a health care delivery system.
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