Volume 19 - Issue 4 - April 2011 - ALTC

Volume
19
Issue 4
April 2011

FEATURES

Renato V. Samala, MD • Diana J. Galindo, MD, FACP, AGSF • Jerry O. Ciocon, MD, FACP, AGSF

Despite the increasing elderly population, hospice remains an underused option for elderly nursing home residents with dementia. | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2011;19(4):41-47

Philip W. Smith, MD • Kristin Watkins, MBA • Hannah Miller • Trevor VanSchooneveld, MD

Antibiotic stewardship programs (ASPs) are important to control antibiotic overuse and antibiotic resistance.  | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2011;19[4]:20-25

Michael Malone, MD (moderator) • Timothy Howell, MD • Syed Wasif Hussain, MD • Vivyenne ML Roche, MD

A 75-year-old white woman with a history of hypertension, osteoporosis, and diabetes mellitus was brought to the emergency department (ED). | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2011;19[4]:35-40.

COLUMNS

Although the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices recommends annual flu shots for all residents of LTC facilities, vaccination gaps remain. | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2011;19(4):10

DEPARTMENTS

March 24-27, 2011 National Harbor, MD Clinicians Discuss Osteoarthritis Management | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2011;19(4):14-16.

AGS Continues to Advocate for Quality Elder Healthcare. | Read More
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Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2011;19(4):11-12.

March 18-21, 2011 San Antonio, TX New Models of Mental Health Service Delivery Needed in Nursing Homes | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2011;19(4):14-16.

Gregg Warshaw, MD

Transitioning patients always has challenges, whether it is a relatively simple transition, or a more complex one. | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2011;19(4):8.