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On SAGE Insight: Impact of home-delivered meal programs on diet and nutrition among older adults: A review

From Nutrition and Health ** SAGE’s highest rated Altmetic scoring article of the year ** Food and nutrient intake adequate to one’s health and well-being is recognized as a human right. Using the Mini Nutritional Assessment, the estimated overall prevalence … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Advance care planning, palliative care, and end-of-life care interventions for homeless people: A systematic review

From Palliative Medicine Homelessness is a social and health issue with serious implications for palliative and end-of-life (EOL) care delivery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the evidence surrounding advance care planning, palliative care, and end-of-life care interventions. … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Interventions Aimed at Reducing Use of Low-Value Health Services: A Systematic Review

From Medical Care Research and Review This article systematically reviews the literature on the effectiveness of interventions to reduce low-value care and the quality of those studies. As U.S. health care costs continue to outpace inflation, the need for solutions … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Music therapy for end-of-life care: An updated systematic review

From Palliative Medicine Music therapy has been defined as the use of music and sounds to facilitate the development of a relationship between patients and professionally trained therapists with the aim of supporting relaxation and improving both physical and emotional … Continue reading

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Understanding the spiritual needs of dying patients

The understanding of spirituality and the potential role of spiritual care in end-of-life and palliative care: a meta-study of qualitative research From Palliative Medicine Patients confronted with death often engage in spiritual reflection with an increased questioning and searching for … Continue reading

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Young, educated, male schizophrenia sufferers at greater risk of suicide

Suicide and schizophrenia: A systematic review of rates and risk factorsFrom Journal of Psychopharmacology People with schizophrenia are known to die much earlier than expected. Up to 40% of this excess premature mortality can be attributed to suicide. This article … Continue reading

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