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End-Of-Life Care Planning

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Aug. 25

Training not enough to reduce hospitalization, ED visits in end-of-life care … Breakthrough infections may be less transmissible, study in healthcare workers suggests … Wider vaccine approvals on the way; COVID may be under control by 2022, Fauci predicts … Good hydration may prevent heart failure, federal researchers find … COVID transmission risk greatest 2 to 3 days around symptoms onset … Five-minute cognitive assessment has promising results in validity study, developer says

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, April 7

Remote cardiology visits tied to decrease in diagnostic tests, medications … Despite pandemic, less than half of older adults have recorded end-of-life wishes … U.S. COVID case counts continue to rise … Precision LTC Pharmacy acquires Prime Care Pharmacy Services, Inc. … Sing for Hope nursing home arts initiative offers new digital programming targeted to seniors

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