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JAMDA
July 1, 2022
“We have learned that trauma is not just an event that took place sometime in the past; it is also the imprint left by that experience on mind, brain, and body. This imprint has ongoing consequences for how the human organism manages to survive in...
Spotlight
June 30, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join As diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues made headlines across the country in 2020, the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine was genuinely concerned. “We wondered how we could make a positive...
JAMDA
June 30, 2022
Data on prognostic tools for indicating mechanical ventilation in older people with COVID-19 are still limited. The aim of this research was to evaluate if the multidimensional prognostic index (MPI), based on comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA...
JAMDA
June 29, 2022
The point prevalence of epilepsy is high in nursing homes (NH), but the incidence of epilepsy after admission is unknown. This study was done to determine the incidence of epilepsy/seizure (epi/sz) comorbid with other conditions in older adult NH...
JAMDA
June 29, 2022
To examine the association between B vitamins status and the risk of dementia in older adults through a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.
JAMDA
June 27, 2022
We examined the association between nursing home (NH) characteristics and whether NHs had high or low levels of antipsychotic, benzodiazepine, or opioid prescribing to residents with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD). We then measured...
JAMDA
June 27, 2022
Trauma-informed care (TIC) emphasizes the need for engagement at every level, including management, direct care staff, and clients,1,2 assuming that all stakeholders involved might have a past traumatic experience affecting current behavior. Through...
JAMDA
June 27, 2022
Hip fracture is a consequential health event for older adults,1 and heart failure (HF) is a prevalent comorbidity that can increase care complexity2 and leads to increased hospital utilization.3–5 Prior studies of hospital utilization of those with...
JAMDA
June 26, 2022
Among compromised home care recipients the pandemic increased the odds of decline in the capacity for shopping and transportation, especially for who are older and live with health instability or functional impairment. Conversely, a period of...
Policy Snapshot
June 24, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has opened the Final Score Preview period for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Authorized representatives of practices, virtual groups, and Alternative Payment Model (APM)...