Changes in Social Function as a Trigger to Screen for Cognitive Impairment

Abstract

T he onset of cognitive decline is often a tumultuous time for patients and families. Older adults, fearing a loss of independence, frequently deny they are having problems and actively hide evidence of it. This, in turn, puts patients at risk for injury from accidents. Patients and families often recognize that something is amiss, but cannot identify the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11606-016-3755-6

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