Historical Perspective on Patient History Taking (BBC News / BBC World Service)

Summary

A short BBC World Service “Witness” video about Dr Konrad Maurer, who back in 1995 discovered the missing case study of the first ever “recognised” Alzheimer’s Disease patient as described by Dr Alois Alzheimer.

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Reference

The world’s forgotten first Alzheimer’s patient. London: BBC Health News / BBC World Service, January 13th 2016.

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One Response to Historical Perspective on Patient History Taking (BBC News / BBC World Service)

  1. p hardinges says:

    I wonder why this has taken so long before the research has been adequately funded, this could have been done years ago, instead it was brushed under the carpet and called ‘ a grey area ‘ This is an organic disease which has been with us for decades.

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