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Challenges of Transition Care for the Elderly

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Introduction The transitioning of the elderly patients from one health facility to the other and from one department to the other exposes the elderly to risks of more adversities in their health. The elder people of 70 years and ...

Literature Support

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Prescription Cascading Bushardt et al. (2008) describes polypharmacy as a highly misleading term to use in clinical evaluations of geriatric populations. From a pharmaceutical perspective, there exists a confusion regarding how m...

Synthesis and Evaluation of the Research Articles

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Review of Research Article Taylor, M. H & Grossberg, G. T. (2012). The Growing Problem of Illicit Substance Abuse in the Elderly: A Review. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord, 14(4) Taylor & Grossberg (2012) came up with this...

Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection

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A number of conditions predispose people to urinary catheterization. With proper care, catheterization helps these patients in transition from illness to recovery. However, catheter-associated urinary tract infection results in m...

Gerontological Nursing

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Introduction For any care giver, the gerontological population should always be a section of the general population of interest because of the deference of the nature of care that they need as compared to the rest of the society....