Functional decline at the end of life shows two distinct trajectories for patients with conditions such as cancer compared to those with more stable illnesses such as dementia, an Australian study has shown. The finding that functional decline for dementia and neurological patients in palliative care is slower and longer than in patients with cancer, cardiovascular ...
Patterns of functional decline at end of life point to ‘tipping point’ for interventions
By David Rowley
3 Apr 2019