News tagged with older patients

Holidays can be hard on lonely seniors

(HealthDay)—More than one in three elderly Americans describe themselves as lonely, and the holidays can be especially isolating for them, geriatric experts warn.

Dec 20, 2017
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Rx discrepancies common in hospital discharge summaries

(HealthDay)—For older patients discharged from a regional hospital, there are frequently discrepancies between the electronic discharge summaries and the National Inpatient Medication Chart (NIMC) or discharge prescription, ...

Dec 19, 2017
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