Dementing illness: The patient, caregiver and community

J. J. Gallo, M. S. Franch, W. Reichel

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Abstract

Care of the elderly patient with dementing illness involves not only the patient but also the family and other caregivers, and the community. An evaluation and treatment plan must go beyond the patient's immediate medical problems to examine the caregiver's needs and the community services available.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1669-1675
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican family physician
Volume43
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice

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