New study will help primary care nurses better care for dementia patients
10 days ago - By News Medical
McLean Hospital's Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc, is heading a new study of a training model to help primary care nurses better care for patients with dementia.
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Measuring kidney function may help predict dementia risk in patients with hypertension
11 days ago - By Healio
In a study of patients with hypertension, declining kidney function was associated with risk for incident dementia and cognitive impairment.
“CKD and dementia are common conditions among older adults and frequently co-occur, suggesting they share a common pathogenesis,” Manjula Kurella Tamura, MD, MPH, of the Palo Alto VA Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine, and colleagues, wrote. “Hypertension is a potentially modifiable risk factor for CKD and dementia, affecting more than half of all adults over 60 years of age.”
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