Kit Byatt, a recently-retired consultant geriatrician, reflects on the latest Cochrane evidence on preventing delirium in older people in long-term care establishments.
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Cochrane Co-ordinating Editor and review author Helen Handoll talks about new evidence that exercise prevents falls in older people and what it might mean for her mother and others like her.
In this blog for nurses, Helen Cowan reflects on the latest Cochrane evidence on falls preventions in care homes and hospitals and reflects in the context of her practice.
Dementia care practitioner and researcher Bob Woods talks about reminiscence therapy and the evidence from their recent Cochrane Review.
Sarah Chapman and Kit Byatt reflect on their discussion about helping an elderly relative decide whether a test and a treatment offered were in her best interests.
This article for nurses, on venous leg ulcers, is one of a series of evidence reviews written by Sarah Chapman for the British Journal of Community Nursing
Kirsty Marais from Alzheimer's UK goes behind the headlines that 1 in 3 dementia cases could be prevented, unpacking what the new Lancet Commission on Dementia found
Pelvic physiotherapist and comedian Elaine Miller @GussieGrips pulls back the covers and shines a torch on health, research, and asking about your sex life
How would you not wish to die? Richard Lehman reflects on a discussion about advance decisions, evidence-based medicine and kindness.
Hip fracture is a common injury, but do we have reliable evidence to guide care and rehabilitation?
In this blog for nurses, Sarah Chapman shares the latest Cochrane evidence on incontinence-associated dermatitis and registered nurses Teresa Chinn and Shannon Deakin consider the challenges of applying evidence to practice.
Today is World Osteoporosis Day and we're taking a look at some Cochrane evidence on finding and treating osteoporosis.