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Hospitalization can speed cognitive decline in elderly

Hospitalization of older people might place them at higher risk for accelerated cognitive decline, according to a study released Wednesday.

Rates of decline occurred twice as fast among elderly patients on average after a hospital stay compared with their previous rate of decline and with older people not admitted to a health care facility.… Hospitalization can speed cognitive decline in elderly   



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