Wendy A Wanlass

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Despite the considerable challenges to providing high-quality rehabilitation in a long-term care facility, growing demographic and fiscal pressures are likely to push the nursing home into the forefront of rehabilitation for the frail elderly. Model programs have been implemented in recent years that present alternative ways to increase access to skilled(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the use of levodopa therapy in patients with Parkinson's disease and malignant melanoma. DATA SOURCES A MEDLINE search (January 1966-September 1999) of English-language articles was conducted. Key search terms included levodopa, melanoma, and Parkinson's disease; 34 case reports were identified. DATA SYNTHESIS Carbidopa/levodopa(More)
OBJECTIVES To develop an algorithm to standardize capillary blood glucose (CBG) testing in nursing home and rehabilitation patients. DESIGN Descriptive study in which an interdisciplinary team from a nursing home, a rehabilitation center, and a diabetes mellitus care program developed and tested a protocol to standardize diabetes management parameters and(More)
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