Palliativversorgung von Menschen mit fortgeschrittener Demenz

Translated title of the contribution: Provision of palliative care for people with advanced dementia

J. Diehl-Schmid, L. Riedl, U. Rüsing, J. Hartmann, M. Bertok, C. Levin, J. Hamann, M. Arcand, S. Lorenzl, B. Feddersen, R. J. Jox

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Abstract

As a result of a literature-based expert process, this review provides an overview about the principles of palliative care for people with advanced dementia that are relevant for clinical practice. In particular, the indications, impact and aims of palliative care for advanced dementia are described. Life-prolonging measures and management of symptoms at the end of life are discussed. Furthermore, the overview focuses on the legal basis of decision making.

Translated title of the contributionProvision of palliative care for people with advanced dementia
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)524-529
Number of pages6
JournalNervenarzt
Volume89
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 May 2018
Externally publishedYes

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