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PICO ANALYSIS OF DEMENTIA 2Dementia courses brain damage to a patient especially if ignored at its early stages. Inorder to create a PICO question to help out a patient suffering from dementia, it is important toconsider the severity of the dementia and also if the patient has another health condition that maybe affected or may benefit from the remedy he/she will be given to calm dementia (Alaniz, Test,Test, Boca, Bridal & Buy, 2014)It is also imperative to consider the type of remedy or medication to prescribe to thepatient and how active the prescription would be. After determining the type of medication toprescribe to the patient, it would also be important to consider how strenuous the medicationwould be. Considering what impact it would have to the patient and also for how long the patientshould adhere to the medication would also be beneficial. Finally it would be of great importanceto determine the possible outcome after successful adherence to the medication prescribed. If itwould eventually eradicate dementia or just reduce it (Alaniz, Test, Test, Boca, Bridal & Buy,2014)In the event a clinical officer suggest of a remedy like physical and brain exercise to adementia patient, the possible PICCO question in this case would be: How Does physical andBrain Exercising Compare to the Real Medication in Treating Dementia in GeriatricPatients? Although scientists need to do more research to find out if keeping mind active canactually help avoid memory loss and prevent and delay dementia, there are a couple of studiesthat show how brain exercise can help geriatric patients avoid and delay dementia (Alaniz, Test,Test, Boca, Bridal & Buy, 2014)
PICO ANALYSIS OF DEMENTIA 3Medical study shows how keeping the brain busy and active helps people in general tohave less likeliness of thinking skills decline. Brain training like games puzzles and severalothers may help in several ways to slow memory loss as well as other problems associated withthe brain. The real medication in treating dementia offers the same help that exercise does
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