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Composition of Care Team Critical to Improved Outcomes for Nursing Home Patients

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[15/07/2013] An interdisciplinary team that actively involves a nursing home patient's own physician plus a pharmacist has substantially better odds of improving the quality of nursing home care, according to a new systemic review of studies on long-term-stay patients' care.Composition of Care Team Critical to Improved Outcomes for Nursing Home Patients - Read more

Dementia: Storytelling Program Helps Change Medical Students' Perspectives

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Photo: Elderly people [15/07/2013] Researchers say that storytelling may be one way to improve medical students' perceptions of people affected by dementia. Participation in a creative storytelling program called TimeSlips creates a substantial improvement in student attitudes. Dementia: Storytelling Program Helps Change Medical Students' Perspectives - Read more

Toolkit to Help People with Dementia Goes Online

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Photo: Old man listening to a woman [12/07/2013] DemTalk, an award-winning toolkit designed by Newcastle University experts to help those coping with dementia, has gone online.Toolkit to Help People with Dementia Goes Online - Read more

Dietary Supplement Linked to Increased Muscle Mass in the Elderly

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[01/07/2013] A supplemental beverage used to treat muscle-wasting may help boost muscle mass among the elderly, according to a new study. The results were presented at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.Dietary Supplement Linked to Increased Muscle Mass in the Elderly - Read more

RA Patients Define Ideal Online Tool for Physical Activity

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Photo: Old woman with a notebook [14/06/2013] Results of the first study involving Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patients in the development of an internet-based physical activity intervention show what is crucial for the adoption and maintenance of physical activity.RA Patients Define Ideal Online Tool for Physical Activity - Read more

Amputations among Diabetes Patients Can Be Reduced by 50 Percent

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[17/04/2013] Every 30 seconds somebody in the world is amputated as a consequence of foot complication due to diabetes. A new study at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, confirmes that shoe inserts, podiatry, regular checkups and other simple interventions can reduce the number of amputations by more than 50 percent.Amputations among Diabetes Patients Can Be Reduced by 50 Percent - Read more

Physio for the Home

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Photo: Man in front of a screen [22/02/2013] New technology will allow patients to do physiotherapy exercises at home...Physio for the Home - Read more

Successful Rehab Due to Family and Friends

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[03/12/2012] The right clinic, the perfect therapist – the success of treatment of rehabilitation depends on many factors. Up to now closely related people from the direct environment of the patients were seldom included actively in the rehabilitation process. A study urges to change this in future.Successful Rehab Due to Family and Friends - Read more

 
 
 
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