New FDA rule tosses hand sanitizers with Triclosan from healthcare settings ... Promoting social interaction could prevent or treat Type 2 diabetes ... Nursing home patients often subjected to screenings that lead to invasive, unwarranted treatment
People who believe in the benefits of catching medical problems early or have friends or loved ones with Alzheimer's disease tend to openly embrace advanced screening for dementia, according to new research.
What is the purpose of a rehabilitation screen? Very simply, we attempt to identify long-term residents' needs and possible rehab potential. Somehow, we don't really have an industry standard on what should take place during a screen.
Undiagnosed neurological condition could contribute to falls, fractures in the elderly, research findsFebruary 10, 2012
Undiagnosed neurological conditions such as cervical myelopathy could be the reason for many falls and hip fractures in the elderly, new research shows.
It's not much of a surprise that many therapists are excellent at everything in their job — except screening.