Evidence rocks in long-term care, but does it roll?

  title={Evidence rocks in long-term care, but does it roll?},
  author={Steven A Levenson and J Eileen Morley},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  volume={8 8},
This article reviews the problems with the implementation of evidence-based care in long-term care. It highlights the fact that many common practices are incompatible with evidence and that available evidence, including evidence about inadvisable and ineffective treatments, is often not followed. Often, there is a tendency to follow recommendations for younger persons (for example, the management of hypertension and elevated cholesterol), or to use questionable interventions (for example… CONTINUE READING
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