The initial onsite clinic experience was positive overall, despite some expected side effects, says industry advocate LeadingAge, whose affiliates represent 43 states.
A toolkit created by industry clinicians aims to help long-term care operators address questions about getting vaccinated. A PowerPoint presentation is available to share with staff and residents.
Regular PPI users are 24% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than non-users. What’s more, the longer participants use these drugs, the greater their risk, investigators have found.
Millions of Medicare records will be used to analyze how two drug classes commonly used to treat Alzheimer’s may lead to a ‘prescription cascade’ when taken together.
Clinicians may be prescribing the drugs as an opioid alternative for chronic pain management, propose the researchers. Opioids are often prescribed simultaneously, they found.
Certain medications used to treat impulsivity linked to Parkinson’s drugs Mirapex and Requip may be ineffective, a preliminary study has found.
If a nurse’s aide is in a room when a resident begins to fall, and lowers her to the ground, we are NOT counting those on our count for falls. Are we correct?
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