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Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Nov. 25

Argentum releases infection control program guidance for assisted living providers … Behavioral counseling the focus of new cardiovascular disease guidelines … Poll: Most older adults intend to get COVID vaccine — eventually … Monitoring technology reduces falls in senior living operation by 80%: Podcast interview … Geriatric depression scale less accurate in adults with cognitive…

Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Nov. 24

AHCA: Nursing home deaths rise nearly 70% since September … Antibody COVID cocktail from Regeneron receives FDA emergency go-ahead … Resident ethnicity, type of healthcare professional may influence feeding tube placement decisions … CMS changes physician self-referral regulations, retains patient protections … CDC: Mask mandate appears to reduce transmission on county level … High blood…

Clinical briefs for Monday, Nov. 23

Pfizer COVID vaccine rollout could begin Dec. 11, federal official says … C. diff rates fell in hospital inpatients but remained steady in outpatients during pandemic surge … New Eli Lilly COVID treatment arrives as hospitals scramble to solve logistical challenges … FDA approves emergency use for baricitinib-remdesivir combo in COVID … Alzheimer’s plaques may…

Clinical briefs for Friday, Nov. 20

Advance care planning increases among nursing home residents during pandemic … CMS podcast for frontline nursing home staff tackles training, coronavirus control … Cardio fitness and muscle strength tied to mental health in large study … Bacteria-fighting biomaterial may be alternative to antibiotics in wound care, scientists say … Older women exposed to high air…

Clinical briefs for Thursday, Nov. 19

Lack of social interaction may worsen Parkinson’s symptoms … Healthy sleep patterns linked to lower heart failure rates … Blacks, Hispanics account for more than 50% of inpatient COVID deaths … Newer blood thinner plus aspirin reduces stroke risk by 27% in patients with heart plaque … Deep sleep protects against Alzheimer’s, growing evidence shows…
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