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How to Stop Urinary Tract Infections in Nursing Homes with Dr. Johnny Cascone

Several practices, often implemented in bundles, appear to reduce UTI in nursing home residents such as improving hand hygiene, reducing and improving catheter use, managing incontinence without catheters, and enhanced barrier precautions. Tune in as Dr. Johnny Cascone answers the frequently-asked question: How to stop Urinary Tract Infections in Nursing Homes. Meet Dr. Johnny Cascone […]

Urinary Tract Infections Pose a Serious Risk to Seniors and Elderly with Dr. Johnny Cascone

In this episode of The Injured Senior Podcast, Dr. Johnny Cascone, an Infectious Disease physician, joins host Steve Heisler to discuss Urinary Tract Infections and their prevalence in the nursing home community. You’ll also learn risk factors, signs, symptoms, and even the best practices on preventing and treating UTIs so they don’t become septic and […]

Seniors Should Not Be The Canary In The Coal Mine for Legionnaires Disease

Dr. Janet E. Stout is an infectious disease microbiologist; Dr. Stout is recognized worldwide for seminal discoveries and pioneering research in Legionella. Dr. Stout explains why getting a Legionnaires’ disease diagnosis is challenging. Unfortunately, twenty percent of people who get the disease will die from it. Legionella bacteria are found in warm water. The most […]