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Palliative care in dementia

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly

in Dementia Care

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780199228829
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753190 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199228829.003.0010

Series: Oxford Care Manuals

Palliative care in             dementia

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Definition of palliative care - The extent of the problem - The approach of death - Principles of palliative care - Problems with nutrition - Immobility - Neurological problems - Infection - Pain management - Cardiopulmonary resuscitation - Transfer to acute hospital - Terminal care - Summary

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Subjects: Neurology ; Geriatric Medicine ; Palliative Medicine

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