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July 12, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Trauma has a lifelong impact, and its effects can be exacerbated in the elderly. In A Matter for Life and Death: Managing Psychological Trauma in Care...
July 7, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Visits from family and friends are important to nursing home residents, but the rate of these engagements vary. A new study in the July issue of JAMDA...
June 15, 2022
The American Medical Association has officially adopted a resolution by a long-term care advocate calling for a public listing of medical directors for the nation’s nursing homes. At a delegates meeting this week, the AMA pledged to advocate...
June 14, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is pleased to announce that the American Medical Association (AMA) today...
June 9, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 There is a strong consensus among physicians with expertise in nursing home care that “SNFists”—those doctors who practice primarily in nursing homes—...
May 10, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Older adults are more prone to develop sepsis, a potentially life-threatening clinical syndrome, and suffer negative consequences such as disability,...
May 4, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 4, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Physicians are responsible for treatment decision-making, and nurses—who see nursing home residents more frequently—are best positioned to identify changes...
April 19, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 In recent years, the incidence of traumatic-brain injury (TBI)-related emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and deaths has increased among older...
April 19, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 In recent years, the incidence of traumatic-brain injury (TBI)-related emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and deaths has increased among older...
April 12, 2022
Nursing home residents with a hip fracture generally have a higher mortality rate than their community-dwelling counterparts. A key component of lowering mortality is to improve the management of post-operative complications and reduce readmissions...