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    Are they ill?

    Early detection of infections in nursing homes is particularly challenging and may benefit from the use of a detection instrument based on nurses’ observations.

    BMC Geriatrics 2015, 15:122
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    Antibiotic usage in care homes

    Residents in care homes have a higher risk of antibiotic consumption in particular for urinary tract infections, suggesting the need for guidelines to avoid overuse in this setting.

    BMC Geriatrics 2015, 15:71
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    Screening for dementia

    Public attitude towards screening for dementia is complex and influenced by several factors including awareness and stigma in both patients, public and clinicians.

    BMC Geriatrics 2015, 15:66
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