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Other physical symptoms 

Other physical symptoms
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Other physical symptoms
Author(s):

Victor Pace

, Adrian Treloar

, Sharon Scott

, and Max Watson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199237807.003.0036
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date: 09 July 2020

Introduction 133

Oral symptoms 134

GI symptoms 139

Respiratory symptoms 156

Urinary symptoms 160

Neurological symptoms 163

A large number of physical symptoms other than pain can afflict people in the later stages of an illness. This chapter discusses a number of common symptoms, their origin, and their management, and frames these symptoms when possible in the context of advanced dementia....

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