Improving Decision-Making about Feeding Options in Dementia

Author(s)Laura C. Hanson MD, MPH et al.
Urlhttp://www.med.unc.edu/pcare/resources/feedingopti...
Description

Feeding problems are common in advanced dementia, triggering decision-making about options of tube feeding, assisted oral feeding, and feeding for comfort only. It is important for clinicians and families to discuss this choice, and a decision aid can help families understand and prepare.This video from the University of North Carolina website will be of help to caregivers when making these decisions.


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