Latest Approaches to Difficult Medical Issues in Long-Term Care

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Barbara J. Messinger-Rapport, MD, PhD, CMD Julie K. Gammack, MD, CMD John Morley, MB, BCH Angela Sanford, MD

This popular session by four experienced speakers from Cleveland Clinic and St Louis University present an intensive session on updates in caring for frail elders in the continuum of care. Topics will include mild cognitive impairment (MCI) as a dynamic stage between normal aging and dementia? evidence for delaying progression, the role for new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) in frail elders in light of the 2014 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for Atrial
Fibrillation, interpreting updated disease management guidelines for frail elders, in light of the 2013 hypertension and cholesterol guidelines, among others controversies in management of pneumonia in long-term care.

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