Hannah L. Jacobs

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BACKGROUND One in three adults, most of whom are living in a care home at the time, dies with dementia. Their end-of-life is often in hospital, where they may experience uncomfortable interventions without known benefit and die rapidly with uncontrolled pain and comfort needs. This study aimed to improve end-of-life care for people with dementia in a care(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to examine barriers and facilitators to care home staff delivering improved end-of-life care for people with dementia. METHOD Individual qualitative interviews of 58 staff in a 120-bed nursing home where the staff and the residents' religion differed were carried out. Interviews continued until a maximum variation sample(More)
In olfaction, the olfactory sensory neuron (OSN) is the point where chemical environment activates an electrochemical signaling that will result in odor perception. The OSNs in the main olfactory epithelium are part of a four part olfactory system that provides chemical sensory information, and can alter behavior through odor recognition, pheromone(More)
In olfaction, the olfactory sensory neuron (OSN) is the point where chemical environment activates an electrochemical signaling that will result in odor perception. The OSNs in the main olfactory epithelium are part of a four part olfactory system that provides chemical sensory information, and can alter behavior through odor recognition, pheromone(More)
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