Tag Archives: Survival After Diagnosis of Dementia

Factors in Patients’ and Carers’ Experiences of Dementia Diagnosis and Treatment (PLoS Medicine)

Summary Early diagnosis and intervention for people with dementia is becoming a priority, as has been reflected in the “Dementia Case Finding Scheme”. Some GPs are concerned about the effects of early diagnosis and disclosure on patients and carers, however. … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures 2012 (Alzheimer’s Association)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary This report from the Alzheimer’s Association provides a statistical summary of United States data concerning Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as … Continue reading

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Survival After Diagnosis of Dementia

[This abstract first appeared in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 2 September 2010]. Abstract Analysis of health records of over 135,000 people in the UK found that people with dementia were three times more likely to die … Continue reading

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