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It’s Never Too Late, or Is It? 

It’s Never Too Late, or Is It?
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It’s Never Too Late, or Is It?
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William Novak

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10.1093/med/9780195377729.003.0052
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date: 29 January 2020

Case 50 introduces an 88-year-old man with a known history of mild to moderate cognitive impairment following a fall resulting in a closed head injury 6 months prior, and after a move to assisted living, presented to the sleep clinic with complaints of significantly worsening cognitive function and nocturnal hallucinations. He has a history of hypertension (well-controlled on medications) and nocturia (2 to 3 times nightly). He never used tobacco and drank only an occasional alcoholic beverage on holidays. He was taking an acetylcholine-esterase inhibitor as prescribed by his primary care physician.

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