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JAMDA
July 20, 2021
In this brief report, we describe and provide a preliminary evaluation of interventions implemented by a large long-term care provider to improve vaccine confidence among employees.
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 ≥ 80 years old, 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 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...
Policy Snapshot
July 16, 2021
Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) opened a National Coverage Determination (NCD) analysis, a process that will allow the agency to carefully review and determine whether Medicare will establish a national coverage...
JAMDA
July 16, 2021
To explore the dementia diagnostic process and drug prescription for persons with dementia (PWD) with different socioeconomic status (SES).
Spotlight
July 15, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join When Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD—the newest state presidents council representative to the AMDA Board of Directors—takes on a role, she takes it seriously. So, when she learned she had been nominated for this...
JAMDA
July 15, 2021
The objective was to describe the growth of physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician assistants (PAs) who practice full time in nursing homes, to assess resident and nursing home characteristics associated with receiving care from full-...