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Specific Conditions

 

Diabetes Mellitus | Dementia/ Delirium/ Alzheimer's
Behavior/ Depression/ Emotional Patterns
Elimination and Incontinence Management | Medical Conditions

Diabetes Mellitus

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Dementia/ DELIRIUM/ Alzheimer’s

  • Caring For Residents Who Wander, (Tilly, Reed, AHCA Provider, October 2006.) Discusses the Phase 2 Alzheimer’s Recommendations including having a Lost Persons Plan.
  • Alzheimer’s Association, Provides professional care providers a site to obtain information about the disease process, counseling families, care and treatment of Alzheimer’s.
  • Dementia Care and Quality of Life in Assisted Living and Nursing Homes, (Schultz, et al, The Gerontologist, October 2005.) A special issue of The Gerontologist published in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association highlighting issues such as mobility, pain, family interaction, and activities. Research based.  

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Behavior/ Depression/ Emotional Patterns

  • Depression, (American Medical Directors Association-AMDA)
    CPG Depression is the AMDA Clinical Practice Guideline on the assessment and treatment of depression in LTC.
    ($)- Discount when purchased through AHCA Bookstore.
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Elimination and Incontinence Management

  • Incontinence Management, Incontinence Management Module Registration, (Borun Center for Gerontological Research, UCLA School of Medicine/ Jewish Home of Greater LA) Resource for incontinence management including training module, an Excel program for prompted voiding.
  • Urinary Incontinence, (American Medical Directors Association-AMDA)
    CPG Urinary Incontinence is the AMDA Clinical Practice Guideline to recognize, diagnose, treat, and monitor urinary incontinence. ($)- Discount when purchased through AHCA Bookstore.

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Medical Conditions

  • Acute Change of Condition in the LTC Setting, (American Medical Directors Association-AMDA)
    CPG Acute Change of Condition in the LTC Setting is the AMDA Clinical Practice Guideline on how to manage the resident in the facility rather than the hospital setting. ($)- Discount when purchased through AHCA Bookstore.
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders in the LTC Setting, (American Medical Directors Association-AMDA)
    CPG Gastrointestinal Disorders in the LTC Setting is the AMDA Clinical Practice Guideline new in 2006 and concerns the evaluation and management of gastrointestinal disorders. ($)- Discount when purchased through AHCA Bookstore.  
  • Heart Failure, (American Medical Directors Association-AMDA)
    CPG Heart Failure is the AMDA Clinical Practice Guideline on improving the quality of life in residents with heart failure. ($)- Discount when purchased through AHCA Bookstore.
  • Osteoporosis, (American Medical Directors Association-AMDA)
    CPG Osteoporosis is the AMDA Clinical Practice Guideline on treatment of osteoporosis including hormone replacement therapy. ($)- Discount when purchased through AHCA Bookstore.
  • Sleep Disorders, (American Medical Directors Association-AMDA)
    CPG Sleep Disorders is the AMDA Clinical Practice Guideline new in 2006 and concerns the evaluation and management of sleep disorders. ($)- Discount when purchased through AHCA Bookstore.
  • Stroke Management and Prevention in the LTC Setting, (American Medical Directors Association-AMDA)
    CPG Stroke Management is the AMDA Clinical Practice Guideline discusses the individualization of approach and treatment to stroke care. ($)- Discount when purchased through AHCA Bookstore.

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