Caring for the patient with Alzheimer’s disease
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Caring for the patient with Alzheimer’s disease

Polly Gerber Zimmermann Per diem Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, Harry S Truman College, Chicago, Illinois
Anna Ortigara Director, Residential Care Services, Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Chicago, Illinois

Treating the patient with Alzheimer’s disease requires compassion and creativity. Polly Zimmermann and Anna Ortigara outline some inventive care strategies

Alzheimer’s disease was first mentioned as a specific entity in an American nursing textbook in the year:

1949

1962

1975

1991

Emergency Nurse. 6, 5, 11-13. doi: 10.7748/en1998.09.6.5.11.c1234

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