Functional decline at the end of life shows two distinct trajectories for patients with conditions such as lung cancer and COPD 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 ...
Functional decline at end of life shows ‘tipping point’ in respiratory patients
By David Rowley
8 Apr 2019