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Nondrug approach advised for dementia care

Nondrug approach advised for dementia care

Health care ­providers should consider nondrug approaches first in the treatment of patients with dementia, according to a report published March 2 online ahead of print in BMJ. 
 The most effective approach is training caregivers in behavioral and environmental interventions to alleviate common symptoms of the condition, such as irritability, agitation, depression, anxiety, sleep…

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