Nutrition for dementia

5.1 Nutrition Early Stages of Dementia Goal • Person maintains good hydration and nutritional status while having maximum independence Key Assessment Issues Possible Interventions General • Person may begin to decrease variety in diet, i.e., eat mostly cereal, soup, sweets, drink only soda ...

Differential diagnosis of dementia syndromes David S ...

Differential diagnosis of dementia syndromes David S. Geldmacher, MD Department of Neurology, University of Virginia Health System, P.O. Box 800394,

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Dementia - useful resources

Dementia - useful resources There are many useful books and videos available to assist people who care for relatives or friends with dementia. Some are especially useful for carers and family members.

USVH Disease of the Week #3: Dementia in Older Adults and ...

USVH Disease of the Week #3: Dementia in Older Adults and Veterans "Differential Diagnosis of Dementing Diseases" National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Statement July 6-8, 1987 Introduction Dementia in the adult population is a major and growing medical and social problem.

Dementia: public knowledge and attitudes

w w w . a r k . a c . u k Research Update Number 77 October 2011 Dementia: public knowledge and attitudes Maria McManus and Paula Devine Introduction Dementia is the term which is used to describe a group of conditions that affect the brain and cause a progressive decline in the ability to think ...


Dementia Dementia - F03 (Clinical term: Dementia in Alzheimer's disease Eu00.) Presenting complaints • Patients may complain of forgetfulness, decline in mental functioning (eg getting muddled making phone calls, deciding which bus to catch, sorting out change at the checkout), difficulty ...

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Access the most recent version at doi: 10.1192/apt.10.1.50 APT€2004, 10:50-58. Lisa R. Stanton and Rikus H. Coetzee Down's syndrome and dementia permissions

Dementia: Focus on Alzheimer's Disease

Example Functional Assessment: Add Score. 9 or More is consistent with Dementia z SCALE: (if the patient never did this, use best guess as to how patientwould do) z 0: Can do this without help. z 1: Has some difficulty, but can do this without help. z 2: Need help with this. z 3: Can't do this ...

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