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Non-drug interventions reduce delirium: study

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Providers could reduce rates of delirium and its attendant injuries from falls and save the healthcare system $10 billion a year if they practiced better interventions, according to a new study.

Palliative care can reduce emergency room visits, study finds

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Palliative care reduces the number of visits seniors in long-term care settings make to emergency rooms, a new study finds.

Nursing home residents informed about their exposure to hip fracture risk during trial

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Academic investigators at four locations are sending explanatory letters to over 1,300 nursing home residents who were placed in harm's way during a study testing hip-protecting undergarments.