BMC Geriatrics | Abstract | Symptoms and treatment when death is expected in dementia patients in long-term care facilities

In these patients with dementia and expected death, a low symptom burden was observed with validated instruments, also in dehydrated patients without aggressive treatment. A good death is possible, but might be enhanced if the symptom burden is regularly assessed with validated instruments.

via BMC Geriatrics | Abstract | Symptoms and treatment when death is expected in dementia patients in long-term care facilities.

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