A retrospective study examining the properties and characteristics of dementia patients in a palliative care center

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Dincer M.

Turkish journal of medical sciences, vol.48, no.3, pp.537-542, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1708-87
  • Title of Journal : Turkish journal of medical sciences
  • Page Numbers: pp.537-542


Background/aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate why dementia patients (DPs) are admitted to a palliative care center (PCC) and which factors affect the length of stay (LOS) of DPs in the PCC, and to predict the course of the disease.