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Electrolyte imbalances in nursing home residents: a review of prevalence, management and considerations

Background: Electrolyte imbalances strongly impact on morbidity and mortality rate in elderly adults. In particular, residents of long-term care facilities may develop life-threatening conditions as a result of altered serum electrolyte concentration. European nursing homes have restricted availability of general… Continue Reading →

Do physical function in nursing home residents change during their stay?

Abstract: Background: Decline in physical function is associated with increased frailty and hospitalization, resulting in decline of mental status and loss of functional independence. Nursing homes engage residents with variable intensity and frequency of physical activities to reduce functional decline…. Continue Reading →

Oral health in nursing homes: what we know and what we need to know

A “silent epidemic» of oral diseases is afflicting older adults. Older adults develop coronal caries at “approximately one new cavity per year”. Despite the rapidly growing older adult population, no recent data exist for adults aged ≥ 75 years. Oral… Continue Reading →

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