Tag Archives: Standardized Mini-Mental State Examination: SMMSE

Canadian Survey of Brief Cognitive Screening Instruments (CAGP / CJG)

Summary This article presents the results of a Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry (CAGP) survey into the brief cognitive screening instruments used for the assessment of dementia in Canada. The survey assessed the perceived characteristics and frequency of use of … Continue reading

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Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Donepezil, Galantamine, Rivastigmine and Memantine for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease (Health Technology Assessment)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary The purpose of this Health Technology Assessment was to review and update guidance to the NHS in England and Wales … Continue reading

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Donepezil and Memantine for Moderate-to-Severe Alzheimer’s Disease (NEJM / BBC News)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary A study was performed by researchers at King’s College London, to see whether the benefits of cholinesterase inhibitors for the … Continue reading

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