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Dementia care not just a prescription

loss, or problems with bladder or bowel control, can similarly occur with worsening dementia, Dr. ... Best Practice Caregiving offers a searchable database of vetted programs to assist those with dementia or their caregivers.
May 2020

Coronavirus

It found that both groups had similar, significantly increased rates of anxiety, dementia, and new antidepressant prescriptions compared to the general population.
May 2022

QD: News Every Day--Don't use feeding tubes for advanced dementia, geriatrics society says

QD: News Every Day--Don't use feeding tubes for advanced dementia, geriatrics society says. ... Feeding tubes are not recommended for older adults with advanced dementia, according to a position statement from the American Geriatrics Society.
April 2022

Do heartburn medicines cause dementia?

Do heartburn medicines cause dementia? Proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, are among the most common drugs prescribed in the United States. ... Nexium leads to hip fractures! The scientific studies that link PPIs to bone disease or dementia are not high
April 2022

Dementia care poses ethical quagmires

Decisions around driving, financial independence, and living situations are common for dementia patients. ... Decisions around driving, financial independence, and living situations are common for dementia patients.
May 2020

Lewy body dementia and a farewell to my father

It appears, now, that it is quite common, comprising up to 30% of cases of dementia. ... It is heartbreaking to read. We have no useful treatments for Lewy body dementia.
April 2022

Transitions of care

with probable dementia after an ICU stay compared to non-dual-eligible older patients. ... dementia, and the mental health outcome was defined as Patient Health Questionnaire-4 score in the NHATS interview after ICU hospitalization.
March 2022

Consensus lacking on lifestyle and dementia

Precisely why hearing loss is associated with dementia is not yet clear, Dr. ... A comparison of the prevalence of dementia in the United States in 2000 and 2012.
October 2017

QD: News Every Day--Middle age alcohol misuse may play a role in later dementia

QD: News Every Day--Middle age alcohol misuse may play a role in later dementia. ... The CAGE questionnaire may offer clinicians a practical way to identify individuals at risk of adverse dementia-related outcomes who may benefit from interventions
April 2022

Declines in dementia, of hearts and minds

The overall rate of dementia declined over that span from 11.6% to 8.8%. ... Expecting dementia rates to rise and seeing them fall is simply good news.
April 2022

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