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Advanced dementia

Victor Pace, Adrian Treloar, Sharon Scott and Max Watson.

in Dementia

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Palliative Medicine. 4539 words.

Progression of dementia - Advanced dementia - Cognitive changes in advanced dementia - Behavioural and psychological features - Physical changes - Staging systems - Identifying the need for...

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Bereavement

Victor Pace, Adrian Treloar, Sharon Scott and Max Watson.

in Dementia

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Communication Skills; Palliative Medicine; Neurology. 4992 words.

Introduction - Theories of grief and bereavement - Bereavement in people with dementia - Bereavement in carers of people with dementia - Providing bereavement support

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Caring for the carers

Victor Pace, Adrian Treloar, Sharon Scott and Max Watson.

in Dementia

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Palliative Medicine; Neurology. 2924 words.

Who are the carers? - Carer burden - Carers’ assessment - Support for carers

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Choice, capacity, care, and the law

Victor Pace, Adrian Treloar, Sharon Scott and Max Watson.

in Dementia

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Palliative Medicine; Neurology. 6934 words.

Self-determination in dementia - The legal framework in the UK - Restraint

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Communicating Prognosis

Eelco F.M. Wijdicks.

March 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Communication Skills; Palliative Medicine. 144 pages.

Prognostication of acute neurologic disease is a major task for neuro-hospitalists and neuro-intensivists. The family conference raises the delicate matter of how to decide that outcome is...

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Communication

Victor Pace, Adrian Treloar, Sharon Scott and Max Watson.

in Dementia

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Communication Skills; Palliative Medicine; Neurology. 6086 words.

Introduction - Effect of dementia on the quality of communication - Giving bad news - Communication with families - Consultation skills - Communication and the protection of vulnerable adults ...

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Deciding on appropriate intervention

Victor Pace, Adrian Treloar, Sharon Scott and Max Watson.

in Dementia

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Palliative Medicine. 7534 words.

Elements of decision-making - Some ethical approaches - Some specific clinical situations

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Dementia and its management

Victor Pace, Adrian Treloar, Sharon Scott and Max Watson.

in Dementia

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Palliative Medicine. 8383 words.

Introduction - What is dementia? - Symptoms of dementia - Types of dementia - What is not dementia? - Beyond the medical model - The professionals

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Dementia Care

Jonathan Waite, Rowan Harwood, Ian Morton and David Connelly.

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine; Nursing Skills; Community Medical Services; Palliative Medicine. 448 pages.

This resource follows the pathway of dementia, from first presentation through to final stages of the illness, and is aimed at the multipdisciplinary care team.

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Distress in dementia

Victor Pace, Adrian Treloar, Sharon Scott and Max Watson.

in Dementia

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Palliative Medicine. 1120 words.

Severe distress in dementia: physical and mental pain - Identifying distress, understanding the cause - Providing comfort and care

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