Taking the time to learn a dementia resident’s life story is an essential tool in managing behavior in a memory care unit, an expert said in July.
Federal regulators have added another layer of bureaucracy for hospice providers operating within skilled nursing facilities.
Long-term care groups are among those hailing a federal study that raises critical questions about hospitals’ apparent over-use of “observation stay” designations for patients.
There has been a lot of talk about QAPI. What is the director of nursing’s role? Where should we start?
States with the fewest restrictions on nurse practitioners have two-and-a-half times more patients receiving primary care, per a new analysis.
Employers often use correspondence bias when hiring, with potentially negative results, a study has found.
I am treating a patient with two Stage IV pressure ulcers and he is complaining of extreme pain. What do you recommend?
Drexel University researchers have found a new method for treating chronic wounds: an ultrasound applicator that can be worn like an adhesive bandage.
It may be a stretch to say that a clean wound is a happy wound. But a new study finds that debridement appears to at least speed up the healing process.
I am a charge nurse on a skilled unit. We do not take photos of wounds, but I would really like to take pictures. As they say a picture is worth a 1,000 words. Do you agree?
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