Clinical Update on Nursing Home Medicine: 2012

Barbara J. Messinger-Rapport, Dulce M. Cruz-Oliver, David R. Thomas, John E. Morley

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This article is the sixth in the series of clinical updates on nursing home care. The topics covered are management of hypertension, antidepressant medications in people with dementia, peripheral arterial disease, probiotics in prevention, and treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea, frailty, and falls.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)581-594
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of the American Medical Directors Association
Issue number7
StatePublished - Sep 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Antidepressants
  • Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea
  • Falls
  • Frailty
  • Hypertension
  • Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
  • Probiotics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Health Policy
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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