Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D., Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.

Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.

Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D., is McKnight's The World According to Dr. El columnist.

Most recent articles by Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.

Severely mentally ill residents: Staff training, teamwork needed

Nurses and physicians can be taught to recognize health problems typical of the severe mental illness population so that they’ll be alert to the increased risk of illnesses such as diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity-related cancers, cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis, hepatitis B/C, tuberculosis, impaired lung function, poor dental status and other concerns.

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