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Managing Benzodiazepine Use in Older Adults Tool

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Clinical Tool

Source:

Centre for Effective Practice

Is your older patient taking benzodiazepines?

 

Are you concerned about their risk of cognitive impairment, delirium, falls and fractures? The Centre for Effective Practice (CEP) created this reference document to provide clinicians with information about benzodiazepine risks schedules for tapering and alternatives where appropriate for patients. Access this resource to support your prescribing practices.

Tags: Care of the Elderly

Managing Urinary Incontinence in Women Tool

Type:

Clinical Tool

Source:

Centre for Effective Practice

Did you know that urinary incontinence is the most common cause of long-term care centre admission in Canada?

 

The Centre for Effective Practice (CEP) created this reference document with topics including screening, diagnosis, and pharmacological management. Refer to the Managing Urinary Incontinence in Women Tool when seeing female patients with new onset or ongoing urinary incontinence symptoms.

Tags: Care of the Elderly, Urology

Fracture Prevention for Long-Term Care Residents

Type:

Resource

Source:

Osteoporosis Canada

In need of information on fracture prevention in long term care residents?

 

Osteoporosis Canada, GERAS Center, and McMaster University adapted a support tool around fracture prevention in long-term care residents. Use this guidance document for the management of fracture prevention in your long-term care residents.

Tags: Care of the Elderly, Orthopedics

Recommendations for preventing fracture in long-term care

Type:

Resource

Source:

Osteoporosis Canada

Looking for recommendations around prevention of fractures?

 

Osteoporosis Canada endorsed this guideline recommending interventions to prevent fracture in older long-term care residents. Refer to this guideline when managing a long-term care resident's fracture risk.

Tags: Care of the Elderly, Orthopedics