Long Term Care
In the course of a hospital stay, a patient may be transferred one, two, or multiple times. >>
May 6, 2016
Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are the most common complication of hospital care in the United States, extending stays and costing hospitals billions of dollars annually. >>
April 20, 2016
Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are a significant and growing problem, afflicting hundreds of millions of patients around the world and costing hospitals billions of dollars annually. >>
March 23, 2016
As with any medical issue, prevention and early treatment are the most important approaches to protecting residents from bed sores. >>
April 20, 2015
Falls are one of the greatest dangers nursing home residents face. >>
March 27, 2015
New research from the Yale School of Medicine suggests that hypertension drugs significantly increase older adults' risks for accidental falls, as published in JAMA Internal Medicine. >>
February 23, 2015
While the control of infections in wound care demands prompt and vigilant attention, it also requires patience. >>
December 5, 2014
Bathing is a very basic need that the average person can take for granted, but in long-term care, it is a task with which many residents need assistance. >>
October 10, 2014
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