Dementia Reading Room: Dementia Patients More Likely to Suffer from Incontinence

28 Oct

See on Scoop.itAlzheimers Information

Patients with a diagnosis of dementia have approximately three times the rate of diagnosis of urinary incontinence, and more than four times the rate of fecal incontinence, compared to those without a diagnosis of dementia.

Bob DeMarco‘s insight:

Dementia is the gradual deterioration of mental functioning, such as thinking, concentration, memory, and judgment, which affects a person’s ability to perform normal daily activities. DRR is a sister site of the Alzheimer’s Reading Room.

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Posted by on October 28, 2013 in alzheimer's


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