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Clinical briefs for Thursday, Nov. 19

Lack of social interaction may worsen Parkinson’s symptoms … Healthy sleep patterns linked to lower heart failure rates … Blacks, Hispanics account for more than 50% of inpatient COVID deaths … Newer blood thinner plus aspirin reduces stroke risk by 27% in patients with heart plaque … Deep sleep protects against Alzheimer’s, growing evidence shows…

Bundled payments and dual-eligibles bring opportunities to long-term care operators, experts say

Study: Inpatient rehab shows no advantage over at-home therapy

Inpatient rehabilitation following knee replacement surgery provides no advantage over at-home therapy in terms of mobility, recovery and pain management, according to new study findings. Researchers also reported finding little difference in two-year outcomes among patients who were sent to a nursing home or a standard inpatient rehab center.

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