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Dementia (including Alzheimer’s)

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Articles

Brauner DJ, Muir JC, Sachs GA. “Treating Nondementia Illnesses in Patients with Dementia.” Journal of the American Medical Association, 283(24): 3230-3235, 2000.
(University of Chicago – PEACE)

Hanrahan P, Raymond M, McGowan E, and Luchins DJ. “Criteria for Enrolling Dementia Patients in Hospice: A Replication.” American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 16(1): 395-440, 1999.
(University of Chicago – PEACE)

Sachs GA, Stocking CB, Stern R, Cox DM, Hougham G, Sachs RS. "Ethical Aspects of Dementia Research: Informed Consent and Proxy Consent." Clinical Research, 42(10): 403-412, 1994.
(University of Chicago – PEACE)

 

Books
Murphy K. Caring for a Loved One with Advanced Dementia: A Care Giver’s Manual. Detroit: Hospice of Michigan, 2001.
(University of Chicago – PEACE)

 

Chapters
Hanrahan P, Luchins DJ, Murphy K. “Palliative Care for Patients with Dementia.” In Palliative Care for Non-Cancer Patients, Addington, Hall JM, Higginson I (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.
(University of Chicago – PEACE)

Hanrahan P, Luchins DJ, Ovsiew F. “Dementia in Pubic Mental Health Settings.” In Neuropsychiatry and Mental Health Service, Ovsiew F (ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, 1999.
(University of Chicago – PEACE)

Hanrahan P, Luchins DJ, Murphy K, Patrick G, Hougham GW, Sachs GA. “Providing Appropriate Care in Advanced Dementia.” In Evidence-Based Approaches to Social Work Practice. Briggs H (ed.). Chicago, IL: Lyceum Books.
(University of Chicago – PEACE)

Sachs GA. “End-of-Life Issues in Dementia.” In Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Dementia: A Practical Guide for Primary Care Physicians, Guttman R and Seleski M (eds.). Chicago, IL: American Medical Association, 1999.
(University of Chicago – PEACE)

Shega J, Sachs G. “Dementia at the End of Life.” In Palliative and End-of-Life Pearls. Heffner J and Byock I (eds.). Philadelphia, PA: Hanley and Belfus, 2002.
(University of Chicago – PEACE)

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.