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Dementia (including Alzheimer’s)
NOTE: Some listings include a link to a related Promoting Excellence demonstration project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sachs GA. “End-of-Life Issues in Dementia.” In Diagnosis,
Management, and Treatment of Dementia: A Practical Guide for Primary Care
R and Seleski M (eds.). Chicago, IL: American Medical Association, 1999.
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.
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.