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Dementia Increases Risk for Preventable Hospitalizations

A large number of hospitalizations of people with dementia may be preventable, according to a just released study from the University of Washington.

Researchers found that elderly people with dementia had a 78% higher risk of being needlessly hospitalized due to avoidable illness than seniors not suffering from dementia.

Additionally, 86% of those stricken… Dementia Increases Risk for Preventable Hospitalizations   

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motoric cognitive risk syndrome1 - myxoedema1 - vascular dementia diagnosis1 - senile atrophy and aphasia1 - signs of alzheimers1 - subjective cognitive decline1 - inherited genes1 - reconceptualization1 - neurotransmitter1 - amyvid2 - declines in memory1 - pick's disease2 - amentia2 - white matter hyperintensities1 - cortical neurons1 - korsakoff syndrome3 - physical discomfort1 - functional psychosis1 - bucknill1 - disinhibition1 - early alzheimer's3 - mini-cognitive assessment1 - development of parkinson's1 - substantia nigra7 - sobrino1 - vad2 - cognitive functioning2 - dementia causes3 - tau3 - cognitive enhancement1 -