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Supportive care for the person with dementia$
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Julian Hughes, Mari Lloyd-Williams, and Greg Sachs

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199554133

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.001.0001

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The principles and practice of supportive care in dementia

The principles and practice of supportive care in dementia

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Supportive care for the person with dementia
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Julian C. Hughes

Mari Lloyd-Williams (Contributor Webpage)

Greg A. Sachs (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.003.0032

This chapter discusses the notion of supportive care in dementia. It explores the application of aggressive biomedical treatments as a component of supportive care, in the context of treatments arising in patients with typical late-onset dementias such as Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. It fleshes out the explanatory model of supportive care in specific ways, and then says something further about logistics.

Keywords:   dementia, biomedical treatments, supportive care

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