Tag Archives: Division of Geriatric Medicine: Dalhousie University

Postural (Orthostatic) Hypotension: Possible Risk Factor for Cognitive Impairment, Dementia and Stroke (BBC News / Neurology / NHS Choices / European Heart Journal)

Summary There is an association between postural hypotension in middle age and higher risk of cognitive decline, dementia or stroke in later life. Full Text Link Reference Dizziness when getting up could increase dementia risk, US study says. London: BBC … Continue reading

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Paid Dementia Carers’ Perspectives: a Meta-Ethnographic Analysis (Canadian Geriatrics Journal)

Summary The authors of this article conducted a meta-ethnography of dementia care workers’ perspectives on their jobs, using a meta-ethnographic approach based on Noblit and Hare. Five themes identified include approach to care, education and training, emotional impact of the … Continue reading

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