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Clinical briefs for Friday, Sept. 18

Nursing home commission makes 27 recommendations, calls for ‘greater leadership role’ from CMS … Heparin nasal spray to be tested as COVID prevention … One in 10 older dental patients prescribed opioids while taking psychotropics … Conflicting orders may make POLST forms difficult to implement, study finds … Drug experts say ‘up is down’ in…

Clinical briefs for Thursday, Sept. 17

COVID mortality among some older Blacks is five times that of whites, analysis finds … CCRC partnership trains future geriatricians to treat growing aging population … Intensive blood pressure-lowering treatment may prevent orthostatic hypertension … Need for pacemakers found to be higher in type 2 diabetes patients

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