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Living with Dementia

Incident Dementia

Dementia Patients More Likely to Be Hospitalized

Dementia was associated with higher hospitalization rates in patients 65 and older and many of the admissions were preventable with better outpatient care, a longitudinal study found.

All-cause admissions rose 41% with incident dementia compared with other seniors in the same integrated healthcare system after adjustment for other factors (P<0.001), Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD,… Dementia Patients More Likely to Be Hospitalized   

What is dementia?

cerebral blood vessels1 - amyloid protein1 - 1215-lipoxygenase1 - brain functions in patients1 - learning skills1 - memantine1 - neurodegenerative diseases1 - cell biology1 - aphasia4 - mental exercises1 - schizophrenia1 - parkinson's patients5 - pseudogeneral paralysis1 - undertreatment of dementia1 - benadryl1 - dementiaantipsychotic drugs1 - thyroid disease1 - abstract thinking1 - cognitive dysfunction4 - pocd1 - arteriosclerotic dementia1 - hypomanic1 - aggression or irritability1 - benzodiazepine1 - degenerative dementia2 - impaired-memory disorder1 - petersen1 - atherosclerotic plaques2 - adam10 enzyme1 - early-onset dementia2 -