Friday, March 21, 2008

End of Life Guidelines

What evidence exists, is about cancer. Assess and address pain, shortness of breath, and depression. Here. It has only 650 pages.

Dementia in Minority Populations

Reviewed here. Here. Most factors are modifiable.

Biological Markers of Alzheimer Dementia


Psychosocial Approaches to Alzheimer Dementia Patients

Reviewed here.

This brings up the idea of therapy with AD patients. The idea that talking to someone who will not remember the conversation a minute after leaving has no rationality.