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Scott D. Boden, MD, expands on the increasing population of older patients' demand on orthopedic practices

Scott D. Boden, MD, expands on the increasing population of older patients' demand on orthopedic practices
August 6, 2014

LONDON — At the 15th EFORT Congress – A Combined Program in Partnership with the BOA, Scott D. Boden, MD, discussed the increasing population of older patients and the effect this population’s heightened demand will have on orthopedic practices.

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Sugary drink consumption associated with type 2 diabetes risk in women

June 23, 2017
Thai woman who reported consuming at least one sugar-sweetened beverage per day were twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes over 8 years vs. those who reported…

Studies of C. difficile burden in acute vs. long-term care facilities contradictory

June 23, 2017
Two studies on Clostridium difficile differ greatly on whether acute-care facilities or long-term care facilities have higher rates of the infection. Researchers in…

Five French patients infected with hepatitis E strain found in rabbits

June 22, 2017
In a rare finding, researchers in France discovered five cases of human infection with a hepatitis E virus strain found in rabbits. The researchers said they could not…
Empirical Research

Iranian Nurses' Challenges in Caring for Older Adults: A Content Analysis Study

Research in Gerontological Nursing, May/June 2017, Volume 10 Issue 3
The current study describes Iranian nurses' challenges in caring for older adults. Participants included 22 nurses who…
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Suicide Ideation in Older Adults Recovering from Acute Conditions in a Clinical Recovery Facility

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, April 11, 2017
The aim of the current study was to assess suicide ideation in a sample of older adults recovering from acute…
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Peripheral Inflammatory Biomarkers and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults With and Without Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, May 31, 2017
Peripheral inflammatory biomarkers may play an important role in the cognitive decline of aging and incidence of…
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Remembering Reminiscence

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, June 2017, Volume 43 Issue 6
The brunt of the intense staffing pressures faced by nursing homes often falls heaviest on nurses. Indeed, an RN may have as little as 15 minutes per…

Public Policy

Feasibility of a Family-Centered Hospital Intervention

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, June 2017, Volume 43 Issue 6
Approximately one half of the 40 million family caregivers in the United States are regularly performing medical/nursing tasks, with very little…

Empirical Research

Comparison of Two Cognitive Training Programs With Effects on Functional Activities and Quality of Life

Research in Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, May 31, 2017
The aim of the current study was to compare the effectiveness of two types of cognitive training in 60 older adults with mild cognitive impairment by…

State of the Science

Nonpharmacological Treatments for Post-Stroke Depression: An Integrative Review of the Literature

Research in Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, May 31, 2017
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the number one cause of long-term disability. Seventy-five percent of annual stroke victims are older…

Person-Centered Care

What Do Family Members Really Want When Older Adults Transition to a Nursing Home?

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, May 31, 2017
The purpose of the current study was to explore family members' perceptions of supports received during the transition experience of their older…

Research Brief

Voicing Ageism in Nursing Home Dementia Care

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, May 31, 2017
Elderspeak (i.e., infantilizing communication) is a common form of ageism that has been linked to resistiveness to care in nursing home residents…

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Medication Adherence Interventions for Older Adults With Heart Failure: A Systematic Review

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, May 31, 2017
Medication adherence is crucial in patients with heart failure; however, the rate of medication nonadherence in the heart failure population is 50%…

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Nursing Work in Long-Term Care: An Integrative Review

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, May 31, 2017
Evidence suggests that delivery of good nursing care in long-term care (LTC) facilities is reflected in nurses' descriptions of the factors and…

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Peripheral Inflammatory Biomarkers and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults With and Without Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, May 31, 2017
Peripheral inflammatory biomarkers may play an important role in the cognitive decline of aging and incidence of Alzheimer's disease (AD); however…

Feature Article

Nurses' Experience With and Perception of Barriers to Promoting Mobility in Hospitalized Older Adults: A Descriptive Study

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, May 31, 2017
The purpose of the current study was to examine nurses' barriers, including knowledge, attitude, and external barriers, to promoting physical…

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