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Update to Dementia on Clinical Knowledge Summaries (Prodigy, formerly CKS)

Summary The Prodigy (formerly Clinical Knowledge Summaries, CKS) topic on Dementia has been updated to include prescribing information for Memantine (Memantine Hydrochloride). Sub-topics comprise: Contraindications. Dose and Titration. Adverse Effects. Drug Interactions. The Basis of Recommendation has been updated to … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Report Called for Better Dementia Care Training (NICE News Update)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 1, August 2011]. Summary Approximately 750,000 people currently live with dementia in the UK, and this number will rise to over a million by … 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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