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Special Issue "Care of People Living with Dementia"
A special issue of Healthcare (ISSN 2227-9032).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2018).
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, 8829 Kastler street, Orlando, FL 32727, USA
Interests: atherosclerosis; heart failure mechanisms; cardiovascular pharmacology; cardiovascular nutrition; fatty acids; lipids and lipoproteins; oxidative stress and antioxidants; endometriosis; macrophages
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For the foreseeable future, the number of people in the world living with dementia is expected to increase. It is important, therefore, that, in addition to the research on prevention, causes, potential drug treatments, and cures for the various types of dementia, that we also focus on providing better care for those already living with dementia. This Special Issue will address some of the key issues in care, including: Stigma; communication; environmental design to maximize capacities; quality of life, risks and governance; advanced care plans and a palliative approach to care.
Prof. Dr. Sampath Parthasarathy
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Healthcare is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- quality of life/care
- rights and responsibilities
- choice and risk
- neglect and abuse
- advance care planning
- palliative care