AHCA/NCAL - McKnight's Long Term Care News


Clinical briefs for Thursday, March 25

New program highlights heroic efforts by long-term care staff during pandemic … COVID infections very rare among the vaccinated; no evidence yet that variants change risk … Updated Cochrane review gives the low-down on antigen-test accuracy … Alzheimer’s patients’ cognition improves with cancer drug … Drug may reduce need for long-term immunosuppressants in vasculitis common in the elderly

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, March 10

AHCA / NCAL’s #GetVaccinated.us website is up and running … ‘Fear visuals’ may be keeping needle-phobic from getting vaccinated … Psychiatric diagnoses tied to lower age of Alzheimer’s onset … New lung cancer screening guidelines expand access; critics say it’s not enough

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