Neurology Clinical Pearls Archive

Sources of comfort for those with dementia

Sources of comfort for those with dementia

A clinician shares gender-specific advice for comforting patients with dementia in moments of confusion.

Decreasing agitation in patients 
with dementia


Distressed elderly patients — especially those with dementia — frequently have a paradoxical reaction to benzodiazepines, causing extremely agitated states.

Alzheimer's disease affects clinicians as well

Caregivers often experience burnout and compassion fatigue.

Medicinal lullaby

Treatments for elderly patients who have dementia and sleep disorders.

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