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Geriatrics Toolbox

Geriatrics Toolbox is our blog offering tools, resources, and insights into the care of older adults.

 

An Overview of the Food and Drug Administration’s Drug Approval Process

Posted in Regulatory

How do pharmaceuticals get approval for use in the U.S.?

 

A Clear and Present Danger

Polypharmacy becomes a clear and present danger especially with concomitant use of over-the-counter medications.

 

The Impact of Staffing Shortages in Nursing Homes

Even before COVID-19, nursing homes struggled to attract and retain direct care staff members.

 

Rural America and Barriers to COVID-19 Vaccination

Rural America faces some unique challenges in providing COVID-19 vaccinations, but they are meeting the challenge.

 

Viral Competition: COVID-19 vs. Influenza

Theories on decreased flu season for 2020-21 season. Viral Competition?

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