Volume 22 - Issue 12 - December 2014 - ALTC

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22
Issue 12
December 2014

FEATURES

Sjögren syndrome is a systemic inflammatory disease affecting primarily the lacrimal and salivary glands. | Read More
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Stacy Schantz Wilkins, PhD 1,2 • Sheena Horning, PhD 1 • Steven Castle, MD 1,2 • Alison Leff, MSW • Theodore J. Hahn, MD 1,2 • Joshua Chodosh, MD 1,2

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
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Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2014;22(12):30-34.

Robin J. Sekerak, MD, FAAPMR, FAFRM (RACP) 1,2 • Jonathan T. Stewart, MD, DFAPA, AGSF 3,4

This article reviews 4 key components to ensuring comfort care in end-of-life dementia. | Read More
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Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2014;22(12):36-43.

Eldercare Workforce Alliance

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
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Published online ahead of print November 20, 2014.

COLUMNS

2014 Annual Author/Subject Index | Read More
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This two-page resource reviews identifying delirium in older adults. Log in to download and print. | Read More
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2014;22(12):13-14.

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
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Published online ahead of print December 1, 2014.

DEPARTMENTS

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
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Gregg Warshaw

Medical Editor

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
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2014;22(12):11.

Articles

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
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