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Cognitive dysfunction and the need for long-term care

Cognitive dysfunction and the need for long-term care

implications for public policy

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Published by Public Policy Institute, American Association of Retired Persons in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Long-Term Care,
  • Long-Term Care -- Aged,
  • Cognition Disorders -- Aged,
  • Public Policy,
  • Caregivers

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarry S. Fogel ... [et al.]
    ContributionsFogel, Barry S., Public Policy Institute (American Association of Retired Persons)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 52 p. ;
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14743681M
    OCLC/WorldCa30566022

      The present study suggested that conversational assessment by the care staff is useful to assess cognitive and mental functions in long-term care facilities. In the present study, correlations . It would take an entire book to list all the possible causes of cognitive disorders and the causes of what is often referred to as cognitive dysfunction. Cognitive dysfunction is a change in thinking like the changes that happen in cognitive .

    Cognitive skills refer to the mental capabilities you need to learn academ-ic subject matter, and more generally to function in daily life. Cognitive skills are the underlying skills that must be in place for you to think, read, understand, remember, plan and organize. Associated with psychiatric disabilities Cognitive Dysfunction File Size: KB. The nutraceutical, apoaequorin, has appeared on the list of OTC products that can help alleviate cognitive dysfunction secondary to increased interneuronal calcium levels. Apoaequorin is a .

    This book is intended as a starting point for practitioners in the long-term care setting. Sexual Dysfunction 4. Short-Term Stay Care Plans for Safety and Security Issues 1. Potential for Elopement 2. Smoking. meeting need for social/cognitive File Size: KB.   That afternoon at the long-term care hospital, I was startled in the middle of writing my notes by an unintelligible announcement on the overhead. I turned to one of the respiratory therapists.


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1 Cited by: 1. The nosological conventions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) (1) allow recognition of syndromes of disseminated cognitive dysfunction Author: Keith E. Isenberg, Keith Garcia.

Cognitive dysfunction that is related to immunotherapy, chemotherapy, radiation therapy or hormone therapy can occur during treatment but often does not occur until months or years after the end of treatment. Cognitive dysfunction related to other medications usually occurs during the time the medications are taken and then go away when they are no longer.

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