Brown and Veterans Affairs research says veterans who were homeless differ in important ways from those who were not homeless before nursing center admission, which may have important implications for staff caring for this population.
According to researchers from Brown University, differences in functional improvement for post-acute care residents with and without cognitive impairment may have important implications for clinicians.
A national study involving researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife and Brown University looked at lower extremity fractures among long-stay nursing center residents, and found differences that suggest prevention strategies should differ for hip and non-hip fractures.
Nursing center leaders seeking to reduce hospital transfers may want to consider the type of influenza vaccine they offer their residents, according to research from Brown University. Flu is one of the leading causes of avoidable hospitalizations.