Tag Archives: End Stage Dementia

End-of-Life Care: Under-Recognition of People With Dementia? (BBC News / Marie Curie Cancer Care)

Summary A report by Marie Curie Cancer Care and the Alzheimer’s Society asserts that dementia sufferers may not always get the quality of care needed, possibly because their condition is not recognised sufficiently (at a societal level and in commissioning … Continue reading

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Ethics and Decision-Making about Treatment at the End of Life

Abstract This study protocol addresses treatment decision-making concerning acute life threatening complications occurring in Alzheimer’s Disease patients at the end of life. Decisions about the best treatment pathway and whether to treat or not to treat are largely ethical questions … Continue reading

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