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Definitions of infection for surveillance in long-termcare facilities.

Initial dose-finding and placebo-controlled studies in skin dermatophytoses demonstrated that itraconazole was more effective than placebo and that shor...

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Influenza vaccination of health care workers in long-term-care hospitals reduces the mortality of elderly patients.

Vaccination of health care workers (HCWs) is recommended as a strategy for preventing influenza in elderly patients in long-termcare. However, there ha...

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Effects of influenza vaccination of health-care workers on mortality of elderly people in long-termcare: a randomised controlled tr...

Vaccination of health-care workers has been claimed to prevent nosocomial influenza infection of elderly patients in long-termcare. Data are, however, ...

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Clinical guideline for the evaluation, management and long-termcare of obstructive sleep apnea in adults.

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common chronic disorder that often requires lifelong care. Available practice parameters provide evidence-based recom...

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Multiple Dimensions of Private Information: Evidence from the Long-TermCare Insurance Market

Abstract We demonstrate the existence of multiple dimensions of private information in the long-termcare insurance market. Two types of people purchase...

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Outbreak of Clostridium difficile Infection in a Long-TermCare Facility: Association with Gatifloxacin Use

To determine the cause of an increase in the rate of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) in a long-termcare facility (LTCF), we analyzed C...

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Australia Long-termCare Highlights from Help Wanted? Providing and Paying for Long-

� Flexible working time is found to increase carers ‟ working hours in the

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Nutritional management in long-termcare: development of a clinical guideline. Council for Nutritional Strategies in Long-TermCare

Abstract BACKGROUND: Involuntary weight loss resulting from malnutrition is a major problem among residents in long-termcare facilities. Although body ...

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The incidence of adverse drug events in two large academic long-termcare facilities.

To assess the incidence of and risk factors for adverse drug events in the long-termcare setting.We performed a cohort study of all long-stay residents...

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Pain, dyspnea, and the quality of dying in long-termcare.

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the relationship between pain, dyspnea, and family perceptions of the quality of dying in long-termcare.

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