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Annals of Long-Term Care
This study aimed to identify interventions that are effective in improving the transitions of care for patients from nursing homes (NHs) to emergency departments (EDs).
Annals of Long-Term Care
This review provides regulatory and clinical updates on the management of chronic constipation in post-acute care facilities (long-term care and assisted living facilities), including bowel-specific updates from the Final Rule on the Requirements of Participation from the Centers for Medicare…
Annals of Long-Term Care
This review highlights the need for more research addressing the pain management of LTC residents from ethnic minority groups as well as residents with cognitive deficits.
Annals of Long-Term Care
The focus of this article is on diagnosis and categorization of the mechanical causes of back pain. 
Annals of Long-Term Care
There is a direct correlation between seizure incidence and age; seizures are most common in patients older than age 65.
Annals of Long-Term Care
Authors explore what is known about preparedness for death and evidence-based interventions to improve preparedness of family caregivers in the LTC setting.
Annals of Long-Term Care
This review provides insight into successful antimicrobial stewardship practices in LTC facilities.  
Annals of Long-Term Care
In an effort to improve health care, the Choosing Wisely campaign has identified common medical practices that should be questioned.
Annals of Long-Term Care
Clinical and economic considerations of oral and subcutaneous methotrexate for these populations is discussed in addition to subcutaneous auto-inject MTX pens, which may be appropriate for select patients.  
Annals of Long-Term Care
Richard G Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD, and Sevy Gambs, MBA, ALA, MSN-GR review important considerations providers need to address when preparing older adults for air travel such as onboard medical equipment, in-flight emergency protocols, and how to plan ahead regarding common medical…
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