Article Archive

March/April 2024

Features

  • Time of Death
    Health care professionals can have a positive impact on loved ones when patients die.
  • Proton Pump Inhibitors
    Short-term use of proton pump inhibitors is generally safe, but long-term use comes with risks, including dementia.
  • When the Past Is Present
    The evidence has been building over decades for the effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.
  • Nutrition Needs of Aging Adults
    Guidance for registered dietitians about the macronutrient and fluid needs of aging adults and other dietary solutions.

Departments


Editor’s Note
Care for the Dying

Wound Care
Thanks to technological advances, new products, and a greater understanding of wounds, wound care is evolving for the better.

Technology
As the health care staffing shortage continues, practices and providers are looking to technology for a solution.

Long Term Care
Certifications offer long term care employees additional knowledge, skills, and opportunities.

Neurology
Research builds to suggest that environmental exposure can cause neurodegeneration and neurological diseases.

Datebook


January/February 2024

Features

Departments


Editor’s Note
Health Equity

Research
A University of Virginia study has uncovered the “genetic fingerprint” of nerve cells controlling swallowing.

Mental Health
Addressing treatment-resistant depression is challenging, but adjuvant medications may help.

Fall Risk
Research indicates that daily low-dose aspirin use increases fall risk.

Alzheimer’s Disease
Research is demonstrating that coaching on lifestyle interventions can slow cognitive decline.

Datebook

Technology Brief

The Last Word
Opioid-induced andropause in older adult men is a significant consequence of the use of opioids for pain management.