Identifying malnutrition: From acute care to discharge and beyond

Nutrition assessment and intervention significantly contribute to the well-being of patients. NPs should advocate that patients be appropriately evaluated and implement recommendations as part of a comprehensive care plan to avoid malnutrition in patients while they are in the hospital and when they return home.

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Oral squamous cell carcinoma: Focusing on interprofessional collaboration

Incidence of oral cancer is rising, and often, cases are not discovered until the cancer has metastasized to the lymphatic system. Most oral cancers are squamous cell carcinomas associated with high mortality. This article reviews oral squamous cell carcinoma relevant to primary care practice, focusing on an interprofessional approach to care.

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Obesity and disability in older adults

This case review discusses the benefits and risks of weight loss in older adults and outlines treatment options available to Medicare beneficiaries.

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