TITLE

Difficulties of food refusal in caring for the elderly demented in the community

AUTHOR(S)
Tare, H; Wasson, K; Hayes, C; Curry, V
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;May2000, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p248
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Studies the difficulties raised for health care professionals by food refusal in elderly patients with dementia. Potential reasons for the difficulties; Effects of different stages of dementia on a patient's appetite and motivation to eat; Ethical issues raised by such difficulties.
ACCESSION #
3128717

 

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