Medications

In-house pharmacists essential for aged care

Medicines are the most common treatments used in healthcare, especially for older people. But when they're not used correctly, they can cause serious and sometimes fatal outcomes.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Is diabetes being overtreated in nursing home residents?

Older adults with diabetes who are living in nursing homes are at high risk of having low blood sugar levels—called hypoglycemia—if their diabetes is overtreated. A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics ...

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