Dementia and Multiple Chronic Conditions
Amy Thomas, MD
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
University of Washington
By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:
- Describe the prevalence of comorbidities commonly seen in patients living with dementia.
- Distinguish the unique challenges of caring for patients with dementia and multiple chronic conditions.
- Identify approaches to preventing complications and hospitalizations for patients living with dementia and multiple chronic conditions.
[From the Spring 2020 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias)]