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UTI antibiotics commonly prescribed for nonspecific symptoms

January 10, 2018

Most older adults think nursing homes should require staff flu shots

January 5, 2018
Almost three-quarters of older adults think nursing homes should require all staff to get the influenza vaccine and most said they would be less likely to choose to…
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MRSA clone circulating in pig farms found in nursing home residents

December 12, 2017
An emerging MRSA clone that has mostly been linked to contact with pig farms was isolated in several nursing home residents in Spain, underscoring their role as a…
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MDRO carriage ‘extensive’ in interconnected facilities

October 9, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Carriage of multidrug-resistant organisms, or MDROs, is widespread in nursing homes and long-term acute care facilities that are part of an…
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Update on Delirium: Diagnosis, Management, and Pathophysiology

Psychiatric Annals, January 2010, Volume 40 Issue 1
Delirium, a condition marked by changes in clinical and mental status, has increasingly been understood as prevalent…
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VIDEO: Vicki Lawrence discusses her chronic idiopathic urticaria

March 8, 2017
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