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Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme: Acute Organisational Audit Report 2012 (Royal College of Physicians)

Summary This is the first Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) report published on behalf of the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party following the national stroke audit. This report includes national and hospital level findings on aspects of stroke service organisation, … Continue reading

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Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Alzheimer’s Disease: Comparison of Cognitive Decline Cohort Study (UCL)

Summary Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) accounts for 10%-15% of dementia cases and has distinct clinical features associated with earlier institutionalisation and a higher level of carer distress than in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Understanding more about the rate of decline of cognitive … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Diagnosis (NHS Choices)

Summary This NHS Choices web page offers an easy to understand overview of the process involved in receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease for the layman. There is currently no single perfect test for diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease, so diagnosis usually involves ruling out other conditions which … Continue reading

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