The appropriate staffing of nurses not only reflects the situation of nursing management of human resource, but also is related to the nursing quality in hospitals. This study investigated the staffing of nurses in large general...Read More
Health professionals working with older persons are not sufficiently aware of the sensory and functional difficulties experienced by older patients. Innovative educational activities, such as the aging-simulation experience, can...Read More
Research on the health of and interventions for family caregivers of people with dementia: a bibliometric analysis of research output during 1988-2018.
Dementia is a serious and growing health problem, and since most people with dementia live at home, caring responsibilities generally fall on family members. Caregivers are often inadequately supported by formal health services...Read More
Prolonged use of antipsychotic medications in long-term aged care in Australia: a snapshot from the HALT project.
Use of antipsychotic drugs in long-term aged care (LTC) is prevalent and commonly exceeds the recommended duration, but contributors to this problem are not well understood. The objective of this study is to provide a snapshot...Read More
Little is known about the provision of palliative care to people with dementia (PWD). To examine demographic and clinical characteristics of PWD versus nondementia serious illnesses receiving community-based palliative care....Read More
Posted by Reuters | Jan 14, 2020
By Lisa Rapaport People who smoke or have recently quit have higher odds of being severely impaired after a stroke than their counterparts who never smoked, a new study suggests. Smoking has long been linked to an increased risk...Read More