8/29/2016 – The Decline of Tube Feeding for Dementia Patients

Aug 29, 2016 Comments Off by

Researchers, analyzing federal nursing home data, reported that in 2000, nearly 12 percent of patients with this terminal condition had feeding tubes inserted within a year of developing eating problems. By 2014, the rate had fallen to less than 6 percent.

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