Tag Archives: Patient History Taking

Dementia Care in Acute Hospitals: Comparisons Between Specialist Inpatient Dementia Units Versus Standard Ward Care (Aging Clinical and Experimental Research)

Summary A recent systematic review investigated the literature on the comparative effectiveness of Specialist Inpatient Dementia Units (SIDUs) in acute hospital settings versus that of standard ward care (SWC). Studies that scored poorly relating to possible bias were excluded from the … Continue reading

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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. Full Text Link Reference The … Continue reading

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