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Clinical Briefs for Monday, Aug. 10

Online Forum tackles skin integrity, infection control and staffing amid COVID-19 on Tuesday … Speed of coronavirus vaccine development raises safety concerns … Low-dose aspirin regimen in elderly raises serious GI bleed risk by 60% … Residents in under-resourced facilities report high rate of unmet preferences … Two in three hospitalized seniors prescribed drugs not…

Clinical Briefs for Friday, June 5

Sit-to-stand study improved body weight, but not physical function in residents … Low-dose aspirin does not prevent depression in healthy older adults … Mouth bacteria can infect brain cells, supporting Alzheimer’s link … Top journals retract hydroxychloroquine Covid-19 studies

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, February 18

Vitamin C may shorten ventilation in critically ill patients … Physical activity reduces a host of health risks, finds review of studies … Older adults in LTC discontinuing aspirin during the end of life … Study suggests taller young men may have lower dementia risk

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