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Three tool kits from the Long-Term Care Information Series: Antithrombotic Therapy , Atrial Fibrillation , and Anemia . Hard Copy Member $126 Non-Member $169
April 24, 2015
The notion that a hospital remains the safest place for old patients dies hard. Many families still believe their aging relatives belong in a hospital when they’re ailing. But 20-plus years of research have documented the risks of hospitalization...
Anemia is common in the post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) setting, with a prevalence ranging from 34 - 60%, increasing with each decade of life over age 70. Anemia often goes unevaluated or is inadequately evaluated in the frail elderly...
Anemia is a common problem in the post-acute and long-term care setting (PA/LTC) and can be associated with increased morbidity and reduced quality of life. Anemia is associated with increased disability, decreased physical performance, decreased...