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Clinical outcomes and complications of enteral nutrition among older adults
Aim: Several reviews or clinical trials published in the last years have not demonstrated that tube feeding can improve outcomes, including inhalation pneumonia, survival, pressure sores. Further, high rate of risks are recognized. Therefore, this practice should be discouraged for severely demented patients. The aim of this study was to assess the validity of these […]
Supervised exercise to reduce agitation in severely cognitively impaired persons
Background: Several studies have shown an improvement in depression, activities of daily living, and agitation in cognitively impaired subjects who undergo a long-term exercise program. These studies have not considered the short-term effects of exercise.; Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the short-term effects of a limited, supervised exercise program on agitation, […]