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August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

Antipsychotics are widely and increasingly prescribed drugs. Initially introduced for schizophrenia, they are now used for a variety of diseases such as psychotic and affective disorders, personality and anxiety disorders. In recent years, they have been utilized for the treatment of agitation in elderly patients who show cognitive disturbances...

July 25, 2017

Person-centered care (PCC) is meant to enhance nursing home residents' quality of life (QOL). Including residents' perspectives is critical to determining whether PCC is meeting residents’ needs and desires. This study examines whether PCC practices promote satisfaction with QOL and quality of care and services (QOC and QOS) among nursing home...

July 25, 2017

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a prevalent symptom associated with the increased risk of dementia. There are many cognitive tests available for detection of MCI, and investigation of the diagnostic performance of the tests is deemed necessary.

July 24, 2017

Why don’t we hear more good news about nursing home care?

Hi, I’m Christopher Laxton, Executive Director of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term...

July 21, 2017

The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between sarcopenia and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in elderly patients with diabetes using the Japanese version of the simple 5-item questionnaire (SARC-F-J).