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Eating problems in severely demented patients. Issues and ethical dilemmas.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2671954     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A review of the research on eating problems in severely demented patients gives the impression that, although the general prognosis is bad, there are a lot of things that can be done quite easily that could improve the eating situation for the patient. The most important task, it seems, is to approach the problems from a broad enough perspective to make it possible to treat the patient as a human being first and as a demented patient only secondarily.
A Norberg; E Athlin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Nursing clinics of North America     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0029-6465     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1989 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-10-05     Completed Date:  1989-10-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0042033     Medline TA:  Nurs Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  781-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM; N    
Department of Advanced Nursing, University of Umeå, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Dementia / nursing*
Ethics, Nursing*
Feeding Behavior*
Nurse-Patient Relations

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