Comorbidities

When the patient plot thickens

When the patient plot thickens

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We had a plan. We should have known better.

Chronic skin ulcers are among top comorbid conditions associated with dementia, researchers find

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Chronic skin ulcers and heart issues are among the comorbidities that are significantly linked with the presence of dementia, according to recently published research findings.

Website debuts for HIV-positive seniors

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Clinicians treating people older than 50 with HIV now have a new resource.

Reducing readmissions with a scheduled presence in the post-acute care setting

Reducing readmissions with a scheduled presence in the post-acute care setting

When you have a physician or hospitalist in a facility, acute changes in condition are addressed. Moreover, acute changes in condition (once they're addressed) can lead to decreased re-hospitalizations and we've shown this quite convincingly. Scheduled presence improves nursing competency as oftentimes impromptu in-services contribute to the nursing staff's understanding of physician expectations.