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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

Focus on: Pressure ulcers

Use pressure-relieving mattresses, mattress overlays or pads at all times for high-risk patients in hospitals and nursing homes unless contraindicated. ... Make sure that all staff involved in giving care in hospitals and nursing homes are trained
July 2007

From a warm welcome to a follow-up appointment

I chose this floor where all the patients are elderly patients going to the nursing homes and patients who need a lot of pain medications,” Dr. ... That educational effort is followed up by nursing staff. “The nurses go back in the afternoon and ask
September 2012

Facing feeding tubes

One analysis, published in 2004, found that nursing homes can have a potential financial incentive to rely on tube feeding. ... Fewer tubes are being placed, according to a JAMA study looking at nursing home patients with advanced dementia.
February 2019

In the News

Researchers followed 323 residents of nursing homes with advanced dementia and their health care proxies for 18 months.
January 2010

Shorter hospital stay after hip fracture associated with increased mortality risk, study finds

in surgical patients, and evaluate whether early discharge to rehabilitation centers or nursing homes is associated with a worse outcome,” the authors wrote.
March 2015

Creative solutions to difficult discharges

Mehler. For example, the hospital had a patient who sustained a serious injury in an accident and required nursing home care. ... Mehler. Other solutions have involved contacting the consulate of a foreign patient's home country, assisting families with
May 2011

Technology connects geriatricians and hospitalists to nursing home staff

With the thought that nursing home residents with dementia could also benefit from something like Project ECHO, Melissa L.P. ... A pilot program, ECHO-AGE, launched in 2012 and linked clinicians in nursing homes with an expert team at Beth Israel
July 2015

Recent Research

in surgical patients, and evaluate whether early discharge to rehabilitation centers or nursing homes is associated with a worse outcome,” the authors wrote.
May 2015

In the News

Of those CDIs, 75% had their onset outside the hospital in people who were outpatients, nursing home residents and/or recently discharged from hospitals. ... Antibiotic stewardship and infection control have been successful in lowering CDI rates in
June 2012

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