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Dementia care poses ethical quagmires

Decisions around driving, financial independence, and living situations are common for dementia patients. ... Decisions around driving, financial independence, and living situations are common for dementia patients.
May 2020

QD: News Every Day--Dementia inpatients must be shifted away from hospitals, back to nursing homes

QD: News Every Day--Dementia inpatients must be shifted away from hospitals, back to nursing homes. ... population, they represented more than 40% of all annual hospitalizations associated with dementia.
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Don't use feeding tubes for advanced dementia, geriatrics society says

QD: News Every Day--Don't use feeding tubes for advanced dementia, geriatrics society says. ... Feeding tubes are not recommended for older adults with advanced dementia, according to a position statement from the American Geriatrics Society.
July 2020

Do heartburn medicines cause dementia?

Do heartburn medicines cause dementia? Proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, are among the most common drugs prescribed in the United States. ... Nexium leads to hip fractures! The scientific studies that link PPIs to bone disease or dementia are not high
July 2020

Lewy body dementia and a farewell to my father

It appears, now, that it is quite common, comprising up to 30% of cases of dementia. ... It is heartbreaking to read. We have no useful treatments for Lewy body dementia.
July 2020

Caregivers

She singlehandedly advocated for an octogenarian with advanced dementia and probable cancer (we were never able to get a definitive diagnosis of it) and gave her a quality of life that ... Sometimes dangerously so. I have a couple of patients with
July 2020

Gone to Carolina

Which is technically true. But false at the same time. Is this delirium or dementia?
July 2020

Online communication for early diagnosis

This is at the same time as the prevalence of another scourge of old age, dementia, is also increasing. ... I'm not aware of any serious body of thought that has addressed the issue of online activity combined with dementia, so let me do it right here.
July 2020

Dementia care not just a prescription

loss, or problems with bladder or bowel control, can similarly occur with worsening dementia, Dr. ... Best Practice Caregiving offers a searchable database of vetted programs to assist those with dementia or their caregivers.
May 2020

QD: News Every Day--Middle age alcohol misuse may play a role in later dementia

QD: News Every Day--Middle age alcohol misuse may play a role in later dementia. ... The CAGE questionnaire may offer clinicians a practical way to identify individuals at risk of adverse dementia-related outcomes who may benefit from interventions
July 2020

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