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Title Palliative care for advanced Alzheimer's and dementia [electronic resource] : guidelines and standards for evidence-based care / [edited by] Gary A. Martin, Marwan N. Sabbagh.

Imprint New York : Springer Pub. Co., c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 313 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Determining and defining advanced dementia -- The continuum of care -- Caregiving -- Personhood -- Creating the optimal milieu for care -- Managing behavior problems associated with advanced dementia -- Assessing and addressing pain -- Ensuring the appropriate use of medications in advanced dementia -- Eating and nutrition -- Dressing and grooming -- Bowel and bladder management -- Ambulation and mobility -- Bathing -- Activities programming -- Cultural diversity -- Healthcare decisions for advanced dementia -- The continuum of grief -- Establishing healthcare-related legal options for the vulnerable patient.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Presenile dementia -- Patients -- Care.
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Care.
Presenile dementia -- Palliative treatment.
Alzheimer's disease -- Palliative treatment.
Palliative treatment -- Standards.
Evidence-based medicine.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Martin, Gary A.
Sabbagh, Marwan Noel.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780826106759
9780826106766 (e-book)

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