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Tip Sheet for Healthcare Professionals

Annals of Long-Term Care
An overview of CDI in older adults and in LTCFs particularly is provided below, including background, prevention, and treatment. An accompanying quick-reference Tip Sheet is also provided for ease of dissemination and education in facilities. 
Annals of Long-Term Care
Heather D’Adamo, MD, and colleagues provide a brief overview of flu infection and vaccination in older adults followed by a practical breakdown of preparatory steps, treatment, and management procedures for the flu season in the form of a Tip Sheet. 
Annals of Long-Term Care
Deprescribing is an effective way to minimize polypharmacy, the use of multiple medications, and improve health outcomes in nursing homes.
Annals of Long-Term Care
The American Geriatrics Society Geriatrics Evaluation & Management Tool in this issue gives provides information on falls in older adults.
Annals of Long-Term Care
This Geriatrics Evaluation & Management Tool by the American Geriatrics Society helps to answer providers' questions about depression in long-term care. 
Annals of Long-Term Care
This Tip Sheet is a detailed step-by-step guide to conducting advance care planning meetings intended for use during care planning conversations.
Annals of Long-Term Care
A tip sheet to help clinicians recognize carbon monoxide toxicity, which can often present atypically or be mistaken for other common geriatric conditions.
Annals of Long-Term Care
Long-term care residents commonly experience pressure ulcers, falls, dehydration, and altered nutritional status contributing to undesired weight loss.
Annals of Long-Term Care
This tip sheet takes long-term care professionals through the process of examining and identifying problems in the oral cavity - no dental training required.
Annals of Long-Term Care
To identify the cause of chronic pain, necessary to determine the most appropriate management plan, a comprehensive patient evaluation is needed.
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