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Steep Jump in Dementia Patient ED Visits Tied to Caregiver Depression

09:07 EDT 10 Jul 2019 | Medscape

Researchers found that, over a 6-month period, caregiver depression was associated with a 73% increase in rates of emergency department visits by patients with dementia.
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