Nutritional issues in dementia patients


Kilic M. K. , Sumer F., Ulger Z.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.45, no.5, pp.1020-1025, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1406-117
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1020-1025

Abstract

Dementia is an inevitable disease of aging, leading not only to diminished cognitive ability but also behavioral changes, malnutrition, pressure sores, and infections. Acknowledging common problems and their solutions is essential for any health service worker who deals with demented geriatric patients.