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Dementia Lecture

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Dementia Lecture Supporting Materials

Dementia_Lecture_Slides.pdf

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The Dementia Lecture was supported by the WA Dementia Training Study Centre.

Student Guidelines for Diagnosis of Dementia

Student Guidelines

What if everything causes dementia?

Lecture by Dr Kenneth Rockwood

Dementia Module Test Answers

Dementia_Module_Test_Answers.docx

References

Bridges-Webb C and Wolk J. Care of Patients with Dementia in General Practice: Guidelines. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners; Sydney, 2003

Dysch L. 2003. Using the Clock Drawing Task in primary care. Geriatric Medicine September 2003. Eastly R., Assessment of Dementia, in Dementia. Eds Burns, O’Brien and Ames. London: Hodder Arnold, 2005.

Feinberg T., and Goodman B. 1984. Affective illness, dementia and pseudodementia. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 45; 99-103.

Feldman H et al. 2008. Diagnosis and treatment of dementia: 2. Diagnosis. Journal of the Canadian Medical Association. 178; 7: 825-836

Hecker J., Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, in A Practical Guide to Geriatric Medicine. Ed Ratnaike R. McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, 2002

Hogan D et al. 2008. Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia: 4. Approach to management of mild to moderate dementia. Journal of the Canadian Medical Association. 179: 8: 787-793

Hogan D et al. 2008. Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia: 5. Nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic therapy for mild to moderate dementia. Journal of the Canadian Medical Association. 179: 10: 1019-1026

Juby A, Tench S, Baker V. The value of clock drawing in identifying executive cognitive dysfunction in people with a normal Mini-Mental State Examination score. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2002; 167(8): 859Đ64

Suresh et al. 2008. 10-Minute Consultation: Memory problems in an older person. BMJ. 337: a1170

Watson JD. 2001. Disorders of Memory and Intellect. Medical Journal of Australia. 175; 433-437.

Online resources

https://www.dementiacareaustralia.com/index.php/library/what-is-dementia.html

https://www.alzheimers.org.au

https://www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au/internet/agedcare/publishing.nsf/Content/What%20is%20dementia

NICE Clinical Guideline 42; Dementia – Supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care. Developed by the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, UK. www.nice.org.uk

Advance Care Planning

The Mini Mental State Examination

Folstein MF, Folstein SE, McHugh PR. 'Mini-mental state'. A practical method for grading the cognitive state of patients for the clinician. J Psychiatr Res 1975;12:189-98.