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The Warm Body Phenomenon
February 3, 2011 11:04 AM by Tony DeWitt
In the military there is an aphorism that suggests that when you are up to your neck in alligators, it is hard to remember that your objective is to drain the swamp. It's a way of saying that sometimes the day-to-day hassles keep us from realizing our Read More...
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Taking Care of the Young
January 21, 2011 9:37 AM by Tony DeWitt
About one out of every seven people in nursing homes in the United States are less than 65 years old . That number has risen 22 percent in the last few years and accounts for about 15% of all nursing home residents. The reasons for this vary, from poor Read More...
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Protecting Residents From Each Other
December 9, 2010 11:42 AM by Tony DeWitt
I know that sometimes I must sound like a broken record, but an incident in a Vermont nursing facility underscores why it is so important for nursing personnel to actively manage patient interactions. In Bennington, Vermont an 84-year-old woman suffering Read More...
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    A.L. "Tony" DeWitt, RRT, CRT, JD, FAARC
    Occupation: Attorney
    Setting: Jefferson City, Mo.
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