Monthly Archives: January 2015

Dementia and Quality Hospice Care

A growing number of Americans are dying with dementia, the authors write, but dementia is underrecognized as a terminal illness. Previous studies suggest that patients with advanced dementia are not viewed as being at high risk for death and receive suboptimal palliative care. Continue reading

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