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Helping Brush up Oral Hygiene in Nursing Homes

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[08/05/2011] People with dementia may soon have improved oral hygiene because of a National Institutes of Health 1.4 million dollars, four-year grant to an assistant professor of nursing, Penn State for a new study.Helping Brush up Oral Hygiene in Nursing Homes - Read more

Europe-Wide Survey Reveals Priorities for End-of-Life Care

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[13/04/2011] A survey of over 9,000 people in seven different countries across Europe has shown that the majority would want to improve the quality of life in the time they had left, rather than extend it.Europe-Wide Survey Reveals Priorities for End-of-Life Care - Read more

Support Is the Key to Tackling Substance Abuse and Addiction among Nurses

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[02/03/2011] As many as ten to 20 per cent of nurses and nursing students may have substance abuse and addiction problems, but the key to tackling this difficult issue - and protecting public safety - is support and treatment, not punishment.Support Is the Key to Tackling Substance Abuse and Addiction among Nurses - Read more

Home Help for Senior Citizens: Legal Employment Must Become Easier

In Germany there often are home helpers from abroad who are occupied illegally. Especially at older people’s homes who need support in everyday life. The reason: Opportunities of legal employment are often unknown, too expensive or juridically shaky. This must change as affected people and experts underline.Home Help for Senior Citizens: Legal Employment Must Become Easier - Read more

New Mode of Dementia Care Lowers Hospitalization Rates

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[14/02/2011] An innovative model of dementia care significantly reduces emergency department visits and hospitalizations, and encourages use of medications that are not harmful to older brains. The result is improved health for older adults and their family caregivers and lower healthcare costs. New Mode of Dementia Care Lowers Hospitalization Rates - Read more

Hospice Care Increasing for Nursing Home Patients with Dementia

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[09/02/2011] In newly published research analysing data on more than 3.8 million deceased nursing home residents, researchers at Brown University found the proportion of residents with dementia who benefited from Medicare hospice care nearly tripled – and the duration of care more than doubled – between 1999 and 2006.Hospice Care Increasing for Nursing Home Patients with Dementia - Read more

Hospice Care Increasing for Nursing Home Patients with Dementia

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[22/12/2010] A new study of nursing home records shows more residents with dementia are seeking a hospice benefit and using it longer. The study also estimates that 40 percent of nursing home residents die with some degree of dementia.Hospice Care Increasing for Nursing Home Patients with Dementia - Read more

Discussion on Controversial 'Ashley' Procedure for Children

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[08/12/2010] Should parents be able to use medical means to restrict the growth of profoundly disabled children to make them easier to care for at home? A working group convened to discuss the ethical and policy considerations of "growth attenuation".Discussion on Controversial 'Ashley' Procedure for Children - Read more

Modern Care: When the Robot Brings the Lemonade

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[22/11/2010] Robots in nursing - that sounds strange at first. However at MEDICA Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, was shown that it will probably not take so long, until these kinds of technical assistants in nursing homes will be used. Modern Care: When the Robot Brings the Lemonade - Read more

Transforming and Improving the Nursing Profession

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[08/11/2010] Nurses may have gotten the much-needed shot in the arm they need to transform their profession with the release of a report recommending sweeping changes for improving their profession. Transforming and Improving the Nursing Profession - Read more

 
 

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