The first drug for Alzheimer’s disease that is designed to reduce beta-amyloid plaque has been provisionally approved in the…
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Nursing homes will have to keep records showing they exhausted all other options before using restraints — either chemical…
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Societal upheaval caused by COVID-19 has likely contributed to more rapid cognitive decline in patients with dementia, one…
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“This is a once-in-a-generation reform to aged care to deliver respect, care and dignity to our senior Australians.” That…
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Read this short case study and answer the clinical questions below

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George is a 74-year-old retired academic who presents to his GP with a shuffling gait. Two months ago, George had a fall at…
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Medicare rebates for GP aged care visits need to increase by 50% to compensate doctors for the time and complexity involved,…
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People older than 70 who are given the live-attenuated herpes zoster vaccine Zostavax concomitant with another vaccine are…
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