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Wild, C. (2006): [Tube feeding in the demented elderly]. HTA-Newsletter 44: p. 4.

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Item Type:HTA Newsletter Item
Keywords:Tubes, tube feeding, enteral nutrition, artificial nutrition, cachexia, excessive loss of weight, geriatrics, dementia, Alzheimer disease, aged, right to die, advance directives, ethics
Subjects:WT Geriatrics. Chronic disease > WT 155 Senile dementia. Alzheimer´s disease
WB Practice of medicine > WB 60 Bioethics. Clinical ethics. Clinical ethics committees
WT Geriatrics. Chronic disease > WT 115 Nutritional requirements. Nutrition disorders
W Health professions > W 85 Patients and patient advocacy
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References:1. Fasching 2001: Zur Diskussion: PEG-Sonde in der Geriatrie – notwendige Intervention oder unethische Zwangsernährung? J. Ernährungsmed.

2. Finucane 2001: Tube Feeding in the Demented Elderly: A Review of the Evidence. Amer Geriatrics Soc Ann Scient Meeting

3. Alzheimerform/Hospizbewegung: Magensonde. URL:
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