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Palliative care in dementia 

Palliative care in dementia
Chapter:
Palliative care in dementia
Source:
Dementia Care: A Practical Manual
Author(s):

Jonathan Waite

, Rowan H. Harwood

, Ian R. Morton

, and David J. Connelly

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199228829.003.0010

Definition of palliative care 264

The extent of the problem 264

The approach of death 265

Principles of palliative care 266

Problems with nutrition 268

Immobility 272

Neurological problems 273

Infection 273

Pain management 274

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation 276

Transfer to acute hospital 276

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