Dehydration plagues nursing home residents with COVID in facility study
Sep 16, 2021
Clinically significant dehydration is very common among residents with COVID-19 — especially those with dementia or delirium, investigators found. Care providers should be ready with IV fluids and a...
As Fauci warns of letting virus run rampant, new variant causes 7 long-term care facility deaths in Belgium
Aug 10, 2021
Unchecked COVID-19 transmission among the unvaccinated could cause problems for the vaccinated, a top federal health official says. In Belgium, a new variant has caused severe illness in residents who...
Meditating leads to compassion: study
May 01, 2013
Meditation can make people more compassionate, according to a new study. Researchers from Harvard University and Northeastern University looked at whether meditating could lead to more compassionate behavior....
Ask the nursing expert … about dealing with workplace ‘sabotage’
Anne Marie Barnett
Apr 01, 2013
My ADON, although smiling and seemingly cooperative, talks about me behind my back and is very critical of my leadership. It’s creating an atmosphere of tension and conflict. Do you have any new...
AHRQ: Fall-related injuries land 1 in 10 seniors in emergency room
Oct 08, 2009
Injurious falls among elderly adults accounted for 1 in 10 emergency department visits among those 65 and older in 2006, according to a new report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.