Annals Of Internal Medicine

Vitamin E slows functional  decline in AD patients: study

Vitamin E slows functional decline in AD patients: study

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Vitamin E could slow down the functional decline of patients with mild or moderate Alzheimer's disease, according to new research.

Early dementia screening is accurate but pointless, researchers find

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Assessment tools can effectively identify people in the early stages of dementia, but existing evidence suggests there is no pressing reason to do this type of cognitive screening, according to newly published research.

Hospital-acquired pressure ulcers are 10 times more common than Medicare data shows, research suggests

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The Medicare program often paints a far rosier picture of hospitals' pressure ulcer rates than is indicated by data collected bedside by nurses, according to a newly published study.

Study: Shorter stays but lower rehospitalization and death rates at VA hospitals

Quicker hospital discharges have not led to increased readmissions or deaths, according to a study of Veterans Administration hospitals published Tuesday.

Admitting to mistakes may be good for your business

Admitting to mistakes may be good for your business

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When mistakes happen, many long-term care operators tend to flip out.

When the caregiving glass is half-empty

When the caregiving glass is half-empty

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The prevailing wisdom in healthcare is that a family member's inability to accept a loved one's impending death or a dire prognosis relates to miscommunication. A new study turns this on its ear.