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February 1, 2017
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February 1, 2017
Do you believe in transubstantiation? The report by a distinguished group of geriatricians and gerontologists in this issue suggests that the nursing home (NH) expand its sphere of influence into the community.1 A model held in low esteem by many is...
February 1, 2017
The goal of “Decisions by Default: Incomplete and Contradictory MOLST in Emergency Care” was to provide insight into the unintended consequences that may arise when emergency medicine providers are called upon to interpret and act upon MOLST (New...
February 1, 2017
Institutionalization is generally a consequence of functional decline driven by physical limitations, cognitive impairments, and/or loss of social supports. At this stage, intervention to reverse functional losses is often too late. To be more...
February 1, 2017
It is now clear that nutrition and physical activity play a major role in allowing persons to age successfully.1–3 Although at the beginning of the 20th century single-nutrient diseases, such as pellagra, beriberi, Wernicke encephalopathy, scurvy,...
February 1, 2017
Higher or lower blood pressure may relate to cognitive impairment, whereas the relationship between blood pressure and cognitive impairment among the elderly is not well-studied. The study objective was to determine whether blood pressure is...
February 1, 2017
Efforts at preventing pneumococcal disease are a national health priority, particularly in older adults and especially in post-acute and long-term care settings The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that all adults ≥65 years of...