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Rapid-Inflation Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Prevention of Deep Venous Thrombosis

Eisele R, Kinzl L, Koelsch T:J Bone Joint Surg Am. 89:1050-6, 2007 Over 1800 consecutive inpatients were enrolled in this randomized prospective clinical study. A total of 902 patients were managed with chemoprophylaxis alone and 901 patients received chemoprophylaxis augmented

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ADVANTAGE – Long Term and Post Acute Care

7 Tips for Overcoming Sluggish Summer Census & Occupancy by Patty Cisco Summer is the time for action! Unfortunately for senior care and living organizations, summer typically represents sluggish census and occupancy results. The sales reps and marketing directors who

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ADVANTAGE – Long Term and Post Acute Care

7 Tips for Overcoming Sluggish Summer Census & Occupancy by Patty Cisco Summer is the time for action! Unfortunately for senior care and living organizations, summer typically represents sluggish census and occupancy results. The sales reps and marketing directors who

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Blood Thinner Side Effects of Pradaxa Triggers Multiple Lawsuits

Following the formation of the pharmaceutical Pradaxa multidistrict litigation (MDL 2385) in late 2012, there have been more than 640 new federal claims filed. The majority of plaintiffs are alleging that the blood thinner has caused them internal bleeding and

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ADVANTAGE – Long Term and Post Acute Care

The Penalties Are Coming: Hospitals to be penalized – LTC facilties act now to benefit! By Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News More than 2,000 hospitals — including some nationally recognized ones — will be penalized by the government starting in

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ADVANTAGE – Long Term and Post Acute Care

The Penalties Are Coming: Hospitals to be penalized – LTC facilties act now to benefit! By Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News More than 2,000 hospitals — including some nationally recognized ones — will be penalized by the government starting in

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ADVANTAGE – Long Term and Post Acute Care

Nursing Home of the Future: Mamaroneck’s Sarah Neuman Pioneering Resident-CenteredCare By Stefani Kim, Nanuet Patch Although few would plan for the years after retirement to be spent in a nursing home, unforeseen illness and declining mobility could render dreams of

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