Rates of complications in hospitalised dementia patients

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Abstract

Dementia patients are vulnerable to complications of hospitalisation, which contributes to increased length of stay, mortality and higher rates of transfer to residentialcare. The extent to which specific potentially preventable complications occur for dementia patients has not been elucidated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages44-44
Number of pages1
Volume23
No.7
Specialist publicationAustralian Nursing & Midwifery Journal
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016

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Dementia
Length of Stay
Hospitalization
Mortality

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In: Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal, Vol. 23, No. 7, 02.2016, p. 44-44.

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