JAMA Internal Medicine
A higher use of anticholinergic medications has been linked to an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.
Hip fracture often leads to death or immobility of nursing home residents within 6 months, Penn study findsJune 25, 2014
More than half of nursing home residents die or cannot walk within six months of sustaining a hip fracture, according to recently published findings from the from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. More than a third of residents who suffered a hip fracture died within six months, the investigators found.
Nearly half of hospitalized seniors facing a major treatment decision require help from family members, a new study finds.