Check out this insightful podcast featuring Prof. Len Gray from interRAI Australia in conversation with Gabrielle Stent from interRAI New Zealand. They delve into the fascinating journey of implementing interRAI in New Zealand, a pivotal step within Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand
Deprescribing reduces polypharmacy in older adults. A thorough study of the effect of deprescribing interventions on clinical outcomes in older adults is presently lacking. As a result, we evaluated the impact of deprescribing on clinical outcomes in older patients.
There is growing acknowledgement that the proportion of adults with serious mental illness (SMI) in nursing homes (NHs) is increasing. SMI refers to a group of mental health conditions that result in serious functional impairment or limit participation in 1 or more major life activities.1-3 At present, there are 2 federally mandated tools that capture this information: the preadmission screening and resident review program (PASRR) and minimum data set (MDS). PASRR is a 2-step assessment completed prior to NH admission with the intent of preventing inappropriate institutionalization, whereas the MDS is a comprehensive clinical assessment of functional capacity and medical needs measured at admission, discharge, and periodically throughout one’s stay.
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This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the clinical practice guideline from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) regarding the home use of oxygen for adults with COPD and interstitial lung disease.
Older people in several European countries remain living in their own homes despite deteriorating physical and cognitive skills. Home care services to this group have increased. This indicates that the government policy of long-term residence at own home among older people, even in increased frailty …
The Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS) in the widely used interRAI suite of instruments is of interest to clinicians and policy makers as a potential screening mechanism for detecting dementia. However, there has been little evaluation of the CPS in home care settings. This retrospective diagnostic s …
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Background: Bridging scores generated from different cognitive assessment tools is necessary to efficiently track changes in cognition across the continuum of care. This study linked scores from the Montreal Cognitive Assessment-5 min (MoCA 5-min) to the interRAI cognitive Performance Scale ( …
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