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Examining ethical dilemmas that occur in everyday practice

A 78-year-old woman has a long history of hypertension and type 2 diabetes with inconsistent adherence to her medical regimen and early Alzheimer's-type dementia.
January 2008

Skin in the game

What was causing the diseases, heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, dementia, that were in turn causing premature deaths? ... But if you love someone touched by heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and/or dementia, it means 8 chances in 10 that
July 2020

Highlights in April from other ACP publications

Adding HPV testing to cervical cytology screening. Dementia. A new deluxe edition The Quotable Osler is the ideal resource for those seeking an apt quote for an article or presentation, or
April 2008

HIV comes of age as disease of mid-to-late life

It's unclear, if a patient develops kidney or heart failure or dementia, “Were you prone to have that anyway?” he asked.
November 2011

More than a notion

So I responded with a simple word. “Why?”. “Dementia,” I heard them say in response. ... The other part, we think, is some underlying dementia. She does have someone to make decisions for her, though.
July 2020

Shared visits improve access, productivity and satisfaction

group discussion and education on issues such as coronary disease, falls and dementia,.
July 2009

Shared visits improve access, productivity and satisfaction

group discussion and education on issues such as coronary disease, falls and dementia,.
October 2009

Physicians step up as initiatives change nursing home care

There are health care guidelines that really don't fit the dementia population. ... DuBeau said. “It has to start way back, before dementia care is necessary.
May 2015

Alzheimer's, genomics and the personal utility of testing

Alzheimer's dementia strikes fear in the heart of elderly patients. It's not uncommon for older patients to present to clinic afraid that the groceries they forgot to pick up ... These proteins have previously been shown to be associated with biological
November 2009

Medical news of the obvious

verbal descriptions for helping patients with dementia with advanced care planning. ... After watching a video of an elderly woman in the advanced stages of dementia, the age 65-plus participants were more likely to choose "comfort care" over
July 2020

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