Dementia Patient needing pacemaker

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78-year old mother-in-law has dementia; severe short-term memory issues. Good physical health; she suffered heart attack at age 49 with bypass surgery. No major events in past 29 years. On routine trip to her cardiologist, doctor decides she needs a pacemaker. My wife and I are questioning whether this is the right option to pursue at this stage. We're consulting with regular physician for an additional opinion. Anyone have a similar encounter they might share?

Posted on 2007/11/27 23:52

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