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JAMDA
July 20, 2021
Reducing inappropriate nursing home (NH) antibiotic usage by implementing stewardship programs is a national priority. Our aim is to evaluate the influence of antibiotic stewardship programs on antibiotic use rates in NHs over time.
JAMDA
July 20, 2021
We aimed to assess the burden of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacterales in Swiss long-term care facilities (LTCFs) to describe the molecular epidemiology, describe the intrainstitutional and regional clusters of resistant...
JAMDA
July 20, 2021
A coordinated emergency management response to disaster management in nursing homes is desperately needed globally.During the most recent COVID-19 pandemic, aside from a few exemplary countries, most countries have struggled to protect their nursing...
JAMDA
July 20, 2021
Vaccines are critical to protect both nursing home residents and staff from COVID-19, but some staff have expressed reservations about being vaccinated. In this brief report, we describe interventions that Genesis HealthCare—one of the largest US...
JAMDA
July 19, 2021
When assessing sarcopenia, physicians usually evaluate muscle mass by the skeletal muscle mass index (SMI), calculated from appendicular lean mass, measured using a bioimpedance device.1 Recently, we proposed creatinine-to-cystatin C ratio (CCR),...
JAMDA
July 19, 2021
People are living longer with complex health needs and wish to remain in their homes as their care needs change. We examined which client factors (sociodemographic, health service use, health, and function) influenced older persons’ (≥65 years) time...
JAMDA
July 19, 2021
To evaluate, in a cohort of adults aged ≥80 years, the overlapping effect of clinical severity, comorbidities, cognitive impairment, and frailty, for the in-hospital death risk stratification of COVID-19 older patients since emergency department (ED...
JAMDA
July 19, 2021
In its early stages, the COVID-19 pandemic particularly affected older people living in long-term care (LTC) facilities, who were the hardest hit population in terms of mortality, and on clinical and psychological outcomes.1,2
JAMDA
July 18, 2021
Symptom persistence weeks after laboratory-confirmed severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) clearance is a relatively common long-term complication of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Little is known about this phenomenon...
Weekly Roundup
July 18, 2021
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