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The most problematic symptoms of prion disease - an analysis of carer experiences

International Psychogeriatrics

Aug 24, 2019

Liz FordSimon H Mead

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Prion diseases are rare dementias that most commonly occur sporadically, but can be inherited or acquired, and for which there is no cure. We sought to understand which prion disease symptoms are most problematic for carers, to inform the development of outcome measures. Self-completed ...read more

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Clinical Trials
Cognition
Cessation of Life
Deglutition
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Memory
Persons
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Health Care
Prion Diseases
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The most problematic symptoms of prion disease - an analysis of carer experiences

International Psychogeriatrics

Aug 24, 2019

Liz FordSimon H Mead

PMID: 30353798

DOI: 10.1017/s1041610218001588

Abstract

Prion diseases are rare dementias that most commonly occur sporadically, but can be inherited or acquired, and for which there is no cure. We sought to understand which prion disease symptoms are most problematic for carers, to inform the development of outcome measures. Self-completed ...read more

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Clinical Trials
Cognition
Cessation of Life
Deglutition
Kidney Failure, Chronic
5
11

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