Volume 22 - Issue 12 - December 2014 - ALTC
Sjögren syndrome is a systemic inflammatory disease affecting primarily the lacrimal and salivary glands. | Read More
Older adults with major neurocognitive impairment and poor insight do not understand their lack of ability to safely perform activities of daily living. | Read More
Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2014;22(12):30-34.
Advanced Direct Care Worker: A Role to Improve Quality and Efficiency of Care for Older Adults and Strengthen Career Ladders for Home Care Workers
The Eldercare Workforce Alliance provides an overview of the skills needed to improve the role of direct care workers, with a focus on home-based long-term care settings. | Read More
Published online ahead of print November 20, 2014.
This two-page resource reviews identifying delirium in older adults. Log in to download and print. | Read More
A new clinical practice guideline offers a framework for healthcare facilities and professionals to implement actionable, evidence-based measures to improve delirium prevention and treatment. | Read More
Published online ahead of print December 1, 2014.
Asymptomatic Carriers of Clostridium difficile Have High Risk of Transmission Study Examines Targets for Reducing MRSA Infection In the Pipeline: Investigational Antibiotic May Present Novel Approach to Treat Complicated Infections Study Examines Risk Factors for Eschericia coli Clinical Infection in Long-Term Care | Read More
The articles included in this month’s issue of Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging® (ALTC ) offer several perspectives on how long-term care professionals can prepare themselves for the shift from institutionalized care to home-based care. | Read More
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is an umbrella term that refers to a spectrum of conditions compatible with acute myocardial ischemia and/or infarction due to an abrupt reduction in coronary blood flow. | Read More