Literature Review: Dementia and Co-Occurring Chronic Conditions (International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry)

Summary

This review of the literature identified topics for future research, which include hospitalisation, disease-specific outcomes, diabetes, chronic pain, cardiovascular disease, depression, falls, stroke, and multiple chronic conditions.

“…living with significant cognitive impairment or dementia negatively impacts mortality, institutionalization, and functional outcomes for people living with multiple chronic conditions”.

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Reference

Snowden, MB. Steinman, LE. [and] Bryant, LL. [et al] (2017). Dementia and co-occurring chronic conditions: a systematic literature review to identify what is known and where are the gaps in the evidence? International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. April 2017; 32(4): 357-371.

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