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Risk of Incontinence in Nursing Homes

According to a 2009 study, incontinence affects over 50 percent of nursing home residents across the country. Incontinence, defined as the loss of bladder or bowel control, in elderly nursing home patients is often due to psychological conditions, physical conditions or medications. It is up to the nursing home staff to ensure that every patient

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How to Prevent Anti-Coagulation Error in Nursing Home Residents

Anticoagulation therapy is commonly used to reduce the risk of blood clot formation in nursing home residents who may be at an increased risk of suffering a stroke due to immobility, atrial fibrillation, and other comorbidities. While the positive effects of anticoagulation are well-documented, concern over the high risk of adverse events linked to hemorrhage

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During Hospital Recovery, Elderly Patients Are at High Risk of Getting Worse

During Hospital Recovery, Elderly Patients Are at High Risk of Getting Worse In theory, patients should find healing and recovery at the hospital. Sadly, elderly patients stand a high risk their condition(s) worsening during the hospital recovery period, as many elderly patients who come to the hospital for treatment of an acute medical illness become

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