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  • Dementia

    American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine , Vol. 35, Issue. 12, p. 1572.[] […] with a resource for delivering quality health care in residential aged care facilities.[] Using a composite case as a model, the current article provides guidelines that take outpatient providers through the steps needed to provide effective treatment for aggression[] This case study presents the case management approach taken by Admiral Nursing in managing the complexities where there is comorbidity of a long-term condition and a diagnosis[] Nearly 85% of costs are related to family and social, rather than medical, care.[] […] identify and further examine the facilitators and barriers of utilizing sensory and memory stimulation as a means to care for individuals with dementia who live in long-term[] Places of death were distributed as follows: home (19.9%), hospital (28.7%), palliative care unit (0.4%), nursing home (49.5%), hospice (0.9%), no details (0.7%).[] We examined the association of dementia with inpatient case-fatality, discharge to a facility, and length of stay (LOS).[]

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  • Pneumonia

    The studies included participants at elevated risk of pneumococcal disease due to their age and place of residence, institution‐based in New York ( Kaufman 1947 ), hospices[] These expanding patient populations include individuals residing in nonhospital health care facilities (e.g., long-term nursing facilities, assisted living environments, rehabilitation[] Twenty two per cent of those with pneumonia sought care first from inappropriate providers.[] CONCLUSIONS: Tyrosine nitrosylation in our cohort was associated with better clinical outcomes of CAP patients at short-term, but not at long term.[] Types of interventions Short‐course versus long‐course therapy using the same antibiotic for non‐severe CAP in children.[] The studies included participants at elevated risk of pneumococcal disease due to their age and place of residence; institution‐based in New York ( Kaufman 1947 ), hospices[] Pneumonia occurring in residents of long-term care facilities and nursing homes can be termed 'nursing home-acquired pneumonia' (NHAP).[] Drink plenty of liquids, as long as your provider says it is OK.[]

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  • Influenza

    OR hospice*.tw. OR ((long stay or long term) adj3 (ward* or facilit* or hospital*)).tw. OR old people* home*.tw.[] […] and control facilities [ 17 ].[] Commissioners and/or providers have a responsibility to provide the funding required to enable the guidance to be applied when individual health professionals and their patients[] To inform vaccine decision-making and operational planning in LMICs, there is a need to document and share experiences from countries that provide seasonal influenza vaccine[] The Greek term epidemia in turn gave rise to the Latin term epidimia or epidemia .[] During the long stasis interval spanning 1999–2002, there were two H1N1-dominant seasons in the US, 2000–2001 and 2002–2003 [ 5 ].[] The overall burden of health care facility–acquired influenza is uncertain.[] CDC's long-term care web-based toolkit* provides resources, strategies, and educational materials for increasing influenza vaccination among health care personnel in long-term[]

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  • Osteoporosis

    Utilization Therapeutic Drug Use Electronic Medical Records Health Expenditures Health Insurance Coverage Immunization Long Term Care Adult Day Services Centers Home Health Care Hospice[] Geography provides a diagnostic challenge to rural and remote areas that can be overcome by the use of lateral chest radiographs as it relies on facilities readily available[] Surveyed population composed of 392 dermatology providers of the Washington State Dermatology Association and Oregon Dermatology Society registries.[] Two trials provided evidence for long-term BP use.[] A generalized linear model (GLM) was used to estimate the predictors of osteoporosis-related health care costs.The major predictors of osteoporosis-related health care costs[] Older people living in nursing care facilities or older adults living at home are at high risk of falling and a hip fracture may occur after a fall.[] Commissioners and/or providers have a responsibility to provide the funding required to enable the guidance to be applied when individual health professionals and their patients[] Two trials provided evidence for long‐term BP use.[]

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  • Acute Bronchitis

    Martin, MD, MPH, ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Atlanta, GA.[] This bronchitis treatment may be delivered in a hospital, at a medical facility, or at home.[] Twenty providers attended 1 of 4 training sessions offered in October and November 2015.[] Generalized linear mixed modelling was used to account for repeated measures on registrars and to include the time component: 'Term'.[] care clinicians in Boston, Massachusetts and used thematic content analysis.[] All records in the Register coded as 'COPD' were searched using the following strategy: ((bronchodilator* AND long*) OR ((beta* AND agonist*) AND long‐acting OR "long acting[] Decontaminating the Brentwood postal facilities in Washington, D.C. and Hamilton Township, New Jersey, cost in excess of another 100 million.[] BACKGROUND: Imprudent prescribing of antibiotics in ambulatory care in Asia is of great concern.[]

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  • Urinary Catheter

    The audit involved a retrospective examination of case notes of patients who died on two oncology wards and a hospice at a large teaching hospital in the south of England.[] As part of creating a latex-free environment, the facility had recently replaced the (softer) latex-containing catheters with new silicone catheters.[] Providers were prompted at order entry to specify the indication for urinary catheter insertion.[] Abstract The first known case report of a small-bowel obstruction caused by a long-term indwelling Foley catheter is presented.[] […] one is dying in Intensive Care(part two) Intensive Care at its best?[] After 13 years of nursing in acute surgery, hospice care and the nursing home setting, I was hoping to have answers to these questions.[] We interviewed 36 people living with a long-term urinary catheter in the United Kingdom, who described limitations of the current catheter design, including infections and[] SETTING: A large tertiary care facility.[]

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  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] for Hospice Care.[] Abstract The advent of antimicrobial usage in the 1930s provided effective weaponry to combat morbidity and mortality associated with infectious disease.[] Publication types, MeSH terms, Substances, Grant support Publication types Clinical Trial Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural Research Support, Non-U.S.[] This report examined the risk factors for pediatric upper respiratory infection (URI) during the internal conflict in Kosovo that presented at an acute care clinic before[] […] proportional hazards model was performed to examine the risk of URI outpatient visits in elderly people vaccinated with the influenza vaccine and those not vaccinated during a year-long[] Children and teenagers (age 6 months to 18 years) who are on long-term aspirin therapy Women who will be more than 3 months pregnant during the flu season Persons who can[] By using this website, you accept the information provided herein "AS IS."[] INTRODUCTION: Unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP) without an identifiable cause is termed idiopathic unilateral vocal fold paralysis (IUVFP).[]

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  • Spinal Trauma

    Malignant spinal cord compression: a hospice emergency. Home Healthc Nurse . 2008 Sep. 26(8):457-61; quiz 462-3. [Medline] . Vitale MG, Goss JM, Matsumoto H, Roye DP Jr.[] Early care of SCI can have a significant effect on the long-term outcomes for these patients, with safe and appropriate transport to definitive care facilities a vital process[] To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below.[] Long-term effects of spinal trauma vary depending on the location and severity of the injury.[] Patients receive a complete continuum of care, from diagnosis to treatment and recovery.[] Here you find information on our facilities and other patient and visitor resources.[] Emergency Medicine . 2016 April;48(4):152-157 Prehospital spinal immobilization has long been the standard of care (SOC) to prevent spinal cord injury in trauma patients,[] Patients usually begin rehabilitation within days of the injury, and may continue at New York-Presbyterian's inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation facilities.[]

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  • Delirium

    Primary Entity # Journal of pain and symptom management JPSM : advancing palliative care, hospice, and symptom research : official journal of aahpm, American Academy of Hospice[] Setting: Seven skilled nursing facilities that specialize in postacute care within a single metropolitan region.[] The provider survey focused on current delirium-prevention practices and opinions about family involvement.[] To assess the effectiveness of interventions for preventing delirium in older people in long term care.[] AIMS: To explore the lived experience of caring for a patient during an acute episode of delirium by nurses working in cardiology, elderly care, renal, or respiratory specialities[] Although generally considered a short-term condition, delirium can persist for months and is associated with poor cognitive and functional outcomes beyond the immediate postoperative[] […] of delirium in institutional long term care Settings: Long term care institutions Intervention: Single‐component medication monitoring and adjustment intervention versus[] Conclusion : This study suggests that the Intensive Care Delirium Screening Checklist can easily be applied by a clinician or a nurse in a busy critical care setting to screen[]

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  • Urinary Tract Infection

    From 5% to 10% of residents of long-term-care facilities have urinary drainage managed with chronic indwelling catheters.[] Contact your provider if you have symptoms of a UTI.[] We also assessed the harms of long‐term antibiotic treatment.[] Although acquisition of an intensive care unit-acquired urinary tract infection has been associated with a prolongation of intensive care unit length of stay, higher cost,[] Three Part Question In a [child with diagnosed UTI] is a [short 2-4 day course of antibiotics better than a long 7-14 day course] in the [eradication of symptoms of UTI and[] Microbiologic survey of long term care facilities . Am J Infect Control 2000 ; 28 : 8 – 13 . 10.[] There is some evidence that ibuprofen provides symptom relief and reduces antibiotic use.[] Original articles Original article Original articles Long-term antibiotics for the prevention of recurrent urinary tract infection in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis[]

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