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Hospice care for patients with advanced progressive dementia

Ann Hurley; Ladislav Volicer

c1998

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  • Title:
    Hospice care for patients with advanced progressive dementia
  • Author: Ann Hurley; Ladislav Volicer
  • Description: Contents; Contributors; Introduction; PART I: CLINICAL ISSUES; PART II: ETHICAL ISSUES; PART III: IMPLEMENTATION; Index
    This volume demonstrates how hospice care leads to improved quality of life for patients with terminal dementia and their families. Much of the information is based on the successful 10-year experience of the E.N. Rogers Memorial Hospital, where the first palliative care program for the management of patients with advanced dementia was developed. The book discusses Alzheimer's and other progressive dementias and reviews the clinical problems encountered, including infections, eating difficulties, and behavioral problems. It further addresses how to implement hospice care programs for these pat
  • Publication Date: c1998
  • Publisher: New York : Springer
  • Format: 1 online resource (320 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 9786611806989;ISBN 1-281-80698-6;ISBN 0-8261-1741-4
  • Subjects: Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Hospice care; Senile dementia -- Patients -- Hospice care; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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