TITLE

DETECTION AND MANAGEMENT OF DEMENTIA IN GENERAL PRACTICE

AUTHOR(S)
M. L.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Primary Psychiatry;Sep2008, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the results of a study on detection and management of dementia in general practice conducted by Dimity Pond at the University of Newcastle in New South Wales and colleagues. Twenty-seven percent of patients suffer from dementia based on data from the Cambridge Examination for Mental Disorders of the Elderly (CAMCOG). Also noted is the difficulty facing general practitioners (GPs) in making accurate diagnoses between dementia and depression. It explains the recommended solution to increase accurate diagnosis by the researchers.
ACCESSION #
34695574

 

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