Article Abstract

The growing challenge of dementia and its impact on patients, their caregivers, and providers

Authors: Charles B. Simone II

Abstract

The October 2017 issue of Annals of Palliative Medicine (APM) features the second straight focused issue, this one dedicated to describing the current state of palliative care for dementia in Europe and North America for patients with advanced dementia. The focused issue is guest edited by Dr. Ladislav Volicer, a Professor in the School of Aging Studies at the University of South Florida, who also has faculty appointments at Charles University in Prague and the University of Western Sydney in Sydney.

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