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Clinical briefs for Monday, June 21

New material could remove respiratory droplets from air … New clues point to the origin of Alzheimer’s disease … Advocating reimbursement parity for nurse practitioners … System helped hospital avoid long COVID-19-related lockdowns and saved lives, study says … Advanced age alone should not affect eligibility criteria for heart transplantation, analysis reports … UK to mandate COVID vaccines for nursing homes

Clinical briefs for Thursday, June 10

Operator changes plans, will wait for full FDA approval to enforce COVID vaccination deadline among staff … Colorado drops mask mandate for assisted living communities … FDA panel member resigns over Alzheimer’s drug approval … Trouble falling asleep may predict cognitive decline 14 years later … Comprehensive interventions may help psychotropic meds reduction in nursing homes, review shows … U.S. purchases Merck’s investigational COVID antiviral medicine

No bad ideas, right?

Now that the pandemic is easing, one of my best ideas is probably never going to get the chance it deserves. It involves using the power of natural law to make sure an unvaccinated long-term care resident can’t come to harm from being in close proximity with an unvaccinated guest.  When that vaccine-hesitant visitor arrives…

Vaccine mandates are legal, but not without their own risks

With the federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program now complete, responsibility for COVID-19 vaccinations of new residents and staff has shifted to the long-term care facilities themselves.  This leaves operators with the dilemma of whether to mandate employee vaccinations.   First, all long-term care providers are presented with the question of whether to mandate covid-19…

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