mardi 29 juillet 2014

Dementia patients more likely to get implanted pacemakers, says study

People with dementia are more likely to get implanted pacemakers for heart rhythm irregularities, such as atrial fibrillation, than people who don't have cognitive difficulties, according to researchers. The researchers noted the finding runs counter to expectations that less aggressive interventions are the norm for patients with the incurable and disabling illness.

Dementia patients more likely to get implanted pacemakers, says study

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