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Long-Term Care

Care over an extended period, usually for a chronic condition or disability, requiring periodic, intermittent, or continuous care.
Also Known As:
Care, Long-Term; Long Term Care
Networked: 3003 relevant articles (71 outcomes, 426 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Kaasalainen, Sharon: 27 articles (05/2015 - 07/2002)
2. Voyer, Philippe: 27 articles (12/2014 - 01/2006)
3. Moyle, Wendy: 22 articles (10/2015 - 06/2005)
4. Zimmerman, Sheryl: 22 articles (08/2014 - 11/2003)
5. Hadjistavropoulos, Thomas: 19 articles (04/2015 - 03/2004)
6. Monette, Johanne: 18 articles (12/2014 - 05/2006)
7. Sloane, Philip D: 18 articles (08/2014 - 10/2005)
8. Champoux, Nathalie: 17 articles (12/2014 - 05/2011)
9. Cole, Martin G: 17 articles (12/2014 - 01/2004)
10. McCusker, Jane: 16 articles (12/2014 - 05/2007)

Related Diseases

1. Dementia (Dementias)
2. Pain (Aches)
3. Pressure Ulcer (Bedsore)
01/01/2009 - " visit the Medical Advisory Secretariat Web site, http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/program/mas/tech/tech_mn.html to review these titles that are currently available within the Pressure Ulcers series.PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION: an evidence based analysisThe cost-effectiveness of prevention strategies for pressure ulcers in long-term care homes in Ontario: projections of the Ontario Pressure Ulcer Model (field evaluation)MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC PRESSURE ULCERS: an evidence-based analysis (anticipated pubicstion date - mid-2009) PURPOSE: A pressure ulcer, also known as a pressure sore, decubitus ulcer, or bedsore, is defined as a localized injury to the skin/and or underlying tissue occurring most often over a bony prominence and caused by pressure, shear, or friction, alone or in combination. "
11/01/1994 - "3. Strategies that are effective in reducing both the development and severity of pressure ulcers can be successfully implemented in long-term care settings. "
12/10/2008 - "Among 7 RCTs evaluating nutritional supplements, 1 higher-quality trial found that protein supplementation of long-term care residents improved wound healing compared with placebo (improvement in Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing mean [SD] score of 3.55 [4.66] vs 3.22 [4.11], respectively; P < .05). "
03/01/1996 - "The use of aggressive preventive measures in the long-term care setting is effective in reducing pressure ulcers and requires a relatively low level of institutional expenditures."
01/01/2009 - " visit the Medical Advisory Secretariat Web site, http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/program/mas/tech/tech_mn.html to review these titles that are currently available within the Pressure Ulcers series.PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION: an evidence based analysisThe cost-effectiveness of prevention strategies for pressure ulcers in long-term care homes in Ontario: projections of the Ontario Pressure Ulcer Model (field evaluation)MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC PRESSURE ULCERS: an evidence-based analysis The Medical Advisory Secretariat (MAS) conducted a systematic review on interventions used to treat pressure ulcers in order to answer the following questions: Do currently available interventions for the treatment of pressure ulcers increase the healing rate of pressure ulcers compared with standard care, a placebo, or other similar interventions?Within"
4. Stroke (Strokes)
5. Human Influenza (Influenza)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Oseltamivir (Tamiflu)
2. zoledronic acid (zoledronate)
3. Acarbose
4. Tramadol
5. Oxazepam (Serax)
6. Lactulose (Duphalac)
7. Haloperidol (Haldol)
8. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
9. Amantadine (Aman)
10. Tuberculin (PPD)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Home Nursing (Nursing, Home)
2. Massage (Reflexology)
3. Acupressure (Shiatsu)
4. Chinese Traditional Medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
5. Chemoprevention