Volume 20 - Issue 5 - May 2012 - ALTC

Volume
20
Issue 5
May 2012

FEATURES

Della Lambert, BSN, RN, CWOCN

Ms. Lambert is in the FNP Program, School of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, OH.

Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD), a common problem in nursing home residents, is a major risk factor for pressure ulcers. | Read More
Citation:

Lambert D. Prevention of incontinence-associated dermatitis in nursing home residents. Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2012;20(5):25-29.

Laura B. Farless, MD • Christine S. Ritchie, MD, MSPH

Dr. Farless is an assistant professor, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care, University of Alabama School of Medicine, and the Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, Birmingham. Dr. Ritchie is the Harris Fishbon Distinguished Professor for Clinical Translational Science in Aging, University of California, San Francisco, and is a research scientist, Jewish Home of San Francisco Center for Research on Aging.

Persistent pain is common among older long-term care (LTC) residents, yet it remains underrecognized and undertreated. | Read More
Citation:

Farless LB, Ritchie CS. Challenges of pain management in long-term care. Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2012;20(5):32-38.

Martina Stippler, MD, MSc • Elizabeth Holguin, MSN, MPH, FNP-BC • Edwin Nemoto, PhD

Dr. Stippler is director of neurotrauma, Ms. Holguin is a nurse practitioner, and Dr. Nemoto is director of research, Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been called the silent epidemic of developed nations. | Read More
Citation:

Stippler M, Holguin E, Nemoto E. Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2012;20(5):41-46.

COLUMNS

Giving pain medication to nursing home residents with both dementia and agitation reduced the incidence of agitation and aggression in these individuals. | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2012;20(5):14-15.

DEPARTMENTS

Gregg Warshaw, MD

Medical Editor

A primary objective of medicine is to prevent diseases and subsequent illness. Although the medical care of elders is complex, especially for long-term care (LTC) residents who are frail and have numerous comorbidities, discomfort and injuries should not be considered inevitable in this population. | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2012;20(5):12.

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