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April 14, 2015
Promises of “decadent” hot baths on demand, putting greens and gurgling waterfalls to calm the mind: These luxurious touches rarely conjure images of a stay in a nursing home.
April 1, 2015
Columbia, MD – AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is pleased to announce its 2015-2016 Board of Directors. “We are very fortunate to have such an excellent group of experienced, passionate and visionary leaders to move our...
April 1, 2015
AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has announced its 2015–2016 officers and board members.
March 31, 2015
As a psychologist observing the effects of medical interventions on the mental health of the long-term care resident, I often ask, “Is this aggressive procedure helping?”
March 22, 2015
AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is advising long-term caregivers against using indwelling urinary catheters to manage urinary incontinence — one of five common practices or tests that lack scientific evidence to...
March 20, 2015
AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has released five additional medical tests and procedures that may be of questionable value to older Americans. The recommendations are issued to encourage discussion among physicians,...
March 20, 2015
Louisville, KY – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has partnered with the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® campaign to encourage discussions among physicians, patients, and other health care stakeholders about...
March 19, 2015
Macon Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center recognizes the role of physician leaders in quality person-centered care by celebrating the annual National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians on March 20.
March 4, 2015
New rehabilitation atudy findings reported from Wonkwang University. According to news reporting originating from Jeonbuk, South Korea, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, ” Korea introduced universal long-term care insurance for physically...
March 2, 2015
Diabetes affects as many as one-third of patients in long-term care; however, due to the wide range of comorbidities and individual medical goals among this population, a single, standard treatment approach is not always the best response.