Tag Archives: Mixed Dementias

MRI Versus CT Brain Imaging Compared (BMC Neurology)

Summary The ability to identify the underlying causes of dementia has the potential to enable the provision of the most appropriate treatment(s) and possibly (one day) slow or halt progression of the disease. This systematic review and meta-analysis compares the … Continue reading

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NICE–SCIE Guideline on Supporting People with Dementia and Their Carers in Health and Social Care: Amended March 2011 (National Clinical Practice Guideline Number 42)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. Summary This NICE clinical guideline has been amended to incorporate the updated NICE technology appraisal of drugs for Alzheimer’s disease, published … Continue reading

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NICE–SCIE Guideline on Supporting People with Dementia and Their Carers in Health and Social Care (National Clinical Practice Guideline Number 42)

Summary This guideline makes recommendations on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), frontotemporal dementia, vascular dementia and mixed dementias, in addition to recommendations that apply to all types of dementia. This comprehensive 2006/2007 guideline covers: The social model of dementia … Continue reading

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Evidence on Other Dementias (NHS Evidence, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Annual Evidence Update 2009)

Abstract The 2009 Annual Evidence Update (AEU) , produced by NHS Evidence,  gives an overview of the most important evidence published during the period March 2008 – September 2009. This section of the AEU contains all of the reviews identified which focused … Continue reading

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