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Throughout this class you will be finding resources to help older adults and families with chronicdiseases and related conditions.You will be updating this throughout the semester and may add rows to this as needed. Youshould copy over the resources entered into weekly quizzes when available. Undergraduatestudents (122) should have one resource per topic and graduate students should have tworesources per topic.TopicURL or ArticleReferenceExplanationSample:Alzheimer’sdiseasealzheimers-dementia/what-is-alzheimersThe Alzheimer’s Association website has manyresources for older adults, families, andproviders. This page explains in plain languagewhat Alzheimer’s disease is. It is helpful as a firststep for families to learn about the disease andget more evidence-based resources.Endocrine systemDe Bray, Anne et al.“Management ofendocrine conditionsat the end of life.”British journal ofhospital medicine(London, England :2005) vol. 81,5.nlm.nih.gov/32468945/This study published in the British Journal ofHospital Medicine explores the end of life caremanagement of endocrine conditions. The studyshowcases the lack of uniformity surroundingendocrine conditions among terminally illpatients. In addition, the article exploresmedication used to treat endocrine conditionsamong terminally ill patients.Immune systemMaja Surbatovic,Danilo Vojvodic,Wasim Khan,"Immune Responsein Critically IllPatients", Mediatorsof Inflammation, vol.2018, Article ID9524315, 3 pages,2018..com/journals/mi/2018/9524315/ (Links toan external site.)This article published in the "Mediators ofInflammation Journal" examines the immuneresponse in critically ill patients. In addition, thisarticle assesses immune system disorder andtreatment among terminally ill patients.Moreover, the article reviews the inflammatoryresponse associated with older people.Infectious diseasesrnal.com/article/S088This article published in the "Journal of Pain andSymptom Management" explores bacterial
5-3924(00)00189-5/fulltextinfection among terminally ill patients. In thearticle, the authors review the care and treatmentof bacterial infections among level threeterminally ill patients. In addition, the articleprovides statistical data surrounding bacterialinfections among terminally ill patients.Moreover, the article suggests likely causes ofinfection.Musculo-SkeletalsystemLillie, Alison Kate etal. “Musculoskeletalpain in older adultsat the end-of-life: asystematic searchand critical review ofthe literature withpriorities for futureresearch.” BMCpalliative care vol.12,1 27. 25 Jul.2013,doi:10.1186/1472-684X-12-27m.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3733865/This article published in the "U.S Library ofMedicine" reviews musculoskeletal pain in olderadults. In addition, this article examines thetreatment of musculoskeletal pain in end-of-lifepatients. The article also suggested that"musculoskeletal...pain is rarely associated withthe cause of death and maybe overlooked asdeath approaches."Cancerov/about-cancer/advanced-cancer/care-choices/palliative-care-fact-sheetThe National Cancer Institute is a great resourcefor palliative care options for terminally illcancer patients. Care plans and local Hospiceorganizations are all listed on the website. Inaddition, individual care plans can be found for

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