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Dementia Not Consistently Considered as Cause of Death

Both of my parents' death certificates cited the cause of death as organic brain disease, which basically means dementia. They each had dementia, though each of them suffered from a significantly different type. Dad's was dramatic. It was the result of surgery that was supposed to prevent the mental decline he would eventually suffer as a result of a World War II brain injury. Something went wrong in the surgery, and he came out of that surgery totally demented.

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