By Mario Maj, Norman Sartorius
Dementia is most often linked to getting older and is, at the moment, under-diagnosed and under-represented around the world. Discrepancies within the diagnostic methods and healing interventions carried out within the a number of scientific contexts are major and for that reason, the necessity for a evaluate of the at present to be had learn proof and a dialogue of other medical practices is urgently wanted. This publication offers a miles wanted overview of the diagnostic strategies and the implementations of healing interventions.
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Survival with Dementia Although dementing diseases are often not listed on death certificates as causes of death, they clearly reduce a person's life expectancy. Published studies consistently show a reduction in survival. 7 shows the results of an American study of survival based on a medical case register for the city of Rochester. It can be seen that people with dementia had poorer survival than others of the same age and sex. Recent studies comparing survival in AD and vascular dementia indicate that survival is poorer for the latter group .
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