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Annals of Long-Term Care
Ronald J. Shumacher, MD, FACP, CMD, chief medical officer for Optum Care Services, an integrated community-based care solution for high-risk, chronically ill and medically complex populations across multiple settings, discusses a recent study that looked specifically at inpatient…
Annals of Long-Term Care
Chris Caulfield, RN, chief nursing officer at IntelyCare, highlights factors that lead to burnout for nurses, the environment that encourages higher rates of burnout, and what facilities can do to combat burnout. Podcast Transcript: Hi, my name is Chris Caulfield, and I'm the cofounder and…
Annals of Long-Term Care
How many individual medications or medication classes did AGS recently add to the Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults?How many individual medications or medication classes did AGS recently add to the Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication…
Annals of Long-Term Care
Answer: Actinic keratosis (C) Actinic keratosis, also known as solar keratosis, is a premalignant skin lesion that may occasionally progress to invasive squamous cell carcinoma. Up to 60% of squamous cell carcinomas develop from actinic keratosis.1 The prevalence of actinic keratosis increases…
Annals of Long-Term Care
Affiliations: 1Department of Family Medicine, Kuang-Tien General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan 2Department of Family Medicine, Lin-Shin Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan A 95-year-old woman who resided in a long-term care facility presented with a horn-like lesion on her face. She said that the skin…
Annals of Long-Term Care
Affiliations: 1Geriatrics fellow, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 2Program director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA A frail 78-year-old man with a medical history significant for smoking, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and…
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