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Oral Hygiene Program

At Grand Terrace Rehabilitation and Nursing, we have implemented an Oral Hygiene Program with great success for residents. The purpose of the program is multifold: Decrease potential for complications from oral bacteria Increase resident level of independence and dignity Improve

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A COPD Case Study

At Northeast Nursing and Rehabilitation, we cared for a 77-year-old white male who had been recently hospitalized for acute cholecystitis. His PMH included CAD, a pacemaker, cardiac stents, HTN and COPD. The patient presented with a variety of problems, including

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Happy Feet Effect on Quality of Life

As the efficacy of medical treatments increases, the average life expectancy has also increased. Geriatric populations are getting older. The life expectancy of a person born in the United States in 1900 was 49 years, which has significantly increased to 78.8 years

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