Kimberly Marselas

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Nursing home nurses seek hospital transfers guidance

Nursing home nurses seek hospital transfers guidance

A comprehensive review of nursing homes nurses' perceptions about emergency room transfers shows nurses want more resources and more guidance to determine who goes and who stays.

Shift workers could be accident prone

More than a third of night-shift workers were involved in near-crashes in an after-work test drive, researchers reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Music gives second wind to many with breathing issues

Music gives second wind to many with breathing issues

Patients with chronic respiratory disorders who received music therapy in conjunction with standard rehabilitation saw a marked improvement in symptoms, psychological wellbeing and quality of life, according to New York researchers.

Drugs can provoke urinary incontinence

A review of prior studies found that nursing home patients, already prone to overactive bladder or urinary incontinence, are often given medications that exacerbate those conditions.

A measure of success

A measure of success

Technology and analysis prepare skilled nursing facilities and their staffs for Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement programs — and vice versa

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