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Telemedicine: Coming to Nursing Homes in the Near Future – Journal of the American Medical Directors Association

“There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of thing.” Niccolò Machiavelli (1469–1527) http://www.jamda.com/article/S1525-8610(15)00649-0/pdf Sourced through Scoop.it … Sigue leyendo

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The digital revolution: eight technologies that will change health and care

Cosima Gretton and Matthew Honeyman explore the technologies likely to change health and care over the next few years. The past decade has seen rapid development and adoption of technologies that change the way we live. But which technologies will … Sigue leyendo

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Chronic diseases and geriatric syndromes: The different weight of comorbidity. European journal of internal medicine. 2015. In press

El articulo de Vetrano et al si bien focaliza el tema de la interacción entre multimorbilidad, multifactorialidad y sindromes geriátricos, no acaba de utilizar un nomenclatura homogénea en estos conceptos, por lo que este aspecto resta contundencia al artículo. Añade … Sigue leyendo

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ATENCION COMPARTIDA Evaluación integral de personas, instrumentos y propuestas de implementación

Welcome to The Holy Grail Quest!!   Interesante jornada organizada por el Forum ITESS en el que se destaca la importancia de herramientas de valoración integral, necesariamente comunes entre servicios sociales y sanitarios. La atención compartida, concebida como un modelo … Sigue leyendo

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Predicting Adverse Health Outcomes in Nursing Homes: A 9-Year Longitudinal Study and Development of the FRAIL-Minimum Data Set (MDS) Quick Screening Tool – Journal of the American Medical Directors Association

Origen: Predicting Adverse Health Outcomes in Nursing Homes: A 9-Year Longitudinal Study and Development of the FRAIL-Minimum Data Set (MDS) Quick Screening Tool – Journal of the American Medical Directors Association Objectives To examine the predictive validity of a quick … Sigue leyendo

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Chronic diseases and geriatric syndromes: The different weight of comorbidity

European Journal of Internal Medicine published online 28 Nov 2015 Comorbidity is a relevant health determinant in older adults. Co-occurrence of several diseases and other age-associated conditions generates new clinical phenotypes (geriatric syndromes [GS] as falls, delirium etc.). We investigated … Sigue leyendo

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Anticoagulant Can Be Reversed

A newly approved drug is available to reverse the blood-thinning effects of dabigatran, marketed as Pradaxa, in emergency or life-threatening situations when bleeding can’t be controlled. Idarucizumab, sold under the brand name Praxbind, binds specifically to dabigatran molecules and neutralizes… … Sigue leyendo

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Launch of the World report on ageing and health

Comprehensive public health action on population ageing is urgently needed. A longer life brings with it opportunities, not only for older people and their families, but also for societies as a whole. Additional years provide the chance to pursue new … Sigue leyendo

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In Pursuit of Appropriate Urinary Catheter Indications: Details Matter

Ann Intern Med. 2015;162:S1-S34. doi:10.7326/M14-1304   Although effective interventions to improve urinary catheter use have been published, reducing use in hospitals has proved difficult. The 2009 Guideline for Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections from the Centers for Disease Control … Sigue leyendo

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Anja Declercq on Twitter

Discussing InterRAI related research InSpire II #interRAI pic.twitter.com/1mGDWavKk9 Sourced through Scoop.it from: twitter.com See on Scoop.it – Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

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