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Say no to antipsychotics and bed alarms for older patients

In addition, she said, “I would advocate for going back and talking to hospital leadership, nursing leadership and discussing the use of these alarms and avoid them, especially in cognitively impaired ... Now, I know most of us don't set foot in
July 2017

Treat the elderly patient, not just the illness

Palmer said. “You can do something that would enable them to go home instead [of entering a nursing home].”. ... Palmer. He noted that an increased risk of death is the most serious complication, but that delirious patients also suffer functional
November 2007

Notes from the field: Hospital medicine in Japan

An increasing incidence of dementia adds another burden. Nursing homes are in short supply as cultural changes such as movement to cities and more women in the workforce create a shift
January 2017

Delirium, treating drug resistance, fall prevention

An 82-year-old woman is evaluated in a nursing facility because of recurrent falls. ... Correct answer: A. Imipenem. Colonization with extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) is endemic in nursing homes (about 40% of nursing-home residents are colonized
January 2009

Recent Research

older age (OR, 1.03),. nursing home residence (OR, 1.8),. history of heart failure (OR, 4.3),. ... However, they concluded that patients with CAP—especially older patients, those who live in nursing homes, and those with preexisting cardiovascular
May 2012

Translating ‘two midnights'

wait 3 midnights and transition to a nursing home, and Medicare will be on the hook,” said Dr. ... homes,” said ACP Member Lauren Doctoroff, MD, a hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.
December 2013

Top Hospitalists

The region also has a very low number of nursing homes and rehabilitation centers, he said, so inpatients tend to stay in the hospital longer than those in the U.S.
November 2018

In the News

HealthGrades, a company that rates hospitals, nursing homes and physicians, used data from 41 million Medicare records to conduct its fifth Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study.
June 2008

Almost a 5-star column

Restaurants, movies, hotels, and even nursing homes were striving for the increasingly elusive 5-star rating.
July 2015

The rise of the neurohospitalist

Dr. Lennihan, working with a team of nurse practitioners, oversees care of the critically ill patients and prepares them for post-acute rehabilitation, usually at rehabilitation hospitals or nursing homes.
June 2010

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