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Raising the standard: palliative care in nursing homes.
More than two-thirds of long-stay nursing home residents suffer from dementia. This illness has a variable and unpredictable course that renders it a poor fit for the six-month life-expectancyExpand
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Strategies and innovative models for delivering palliative care in nursing homes.
The goals of palliative care address critical issues for individuals with complex and serious illness residing in nursing homes, including pain and symptom management, communication, preparation forExpand
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Geritalk: Communication Skills Training for Geriatric and Palliative Medicine Fellows
Expert communication is essential to high‐quality care for older patients with serious illness. Although the importance of communication skills is widely recognized, formal curricula for teachingExpand
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Accuracy of minimum data set in identifying residents at risk for undernutrition: oral intake and food complaints.
OBJECTIVE to evaluate the accuracy of nursing home (NH) staff in documenting two Minimum Data Set (MDS) items that are used to identify residents at risk for undernutrition, low oral intake and foodExpand
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The effectiveness of the Geritalk communication skills course: a real-time assessment of skill acquisition and deliberate practice.
BACKGROUND Communication skills are critical in Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine because these patients confront complex clinical scenarios. We evaluated the effectiveness of the GeritalkExpand
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Palliative Care in Long-Term Care Update: Practical Pointers, Policies, Programs, and Regulatory Pitfalls (P13)
Kimberly Curseen, MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR William Smucker, MD CMD, Summa Health Care System; NE Ohio University, Westfield Center, OH Jessica Kalender-Rich,Expand
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Acute renal failure in the same hospital ten years apart.
A three month prospective study was carried out in 1994 (8/3/94 - 7/6/94) and late 2004/early 2005 (24/11/2004 - 15/2/2005) among patients with acute renal failure (ARF) (serum creatinine > 0.200Expand
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