Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences

Ionic 'magic bullet' could aid wound care

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A unique class of materials called ionic liquids could be a "magic bullet" for treating wounds such as pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers and more, according to researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Feeling a bit run down? Blame the third shift

Feeling a bit run down? Blame the third shift

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Long-term care professionals must be on hand to work the dreaded third shift, given the 24/7 nature of the job. For some caregivers, that means extra difficulties getting through an overnight shift. New research has your back if you're one of those struggling in the wee hours.

Feeling stressed out as a long-term care leader? Guess who has it worse

Feeling stressed out as a long-term care leader? Guess who has it worse

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Being a leader in the long-term care field is no panacea these days. Rank may have privilege, but it also brings with it a wide range of headache-inducing responsibilities.