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A new model for general practice-led, regional, community-based, memory clinics.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):BMC primary care [BMC Prim Care] 2022 Sep 20; Vol. 23 (1), pp. 242. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 20.

Abstract:Background: Dementia is a major international health issue with high impact on the patient, relatives, and broader society. Routine screening for dementia is limited, despite known benefit of early detection and intervention on quality of care and pati...

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Performance-Based vs Informant-Reported Instrumental Activities of Daily Living in Predicting Dementia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of the American Medical Directors Association [J Am Med Dir Assoc] 2022 Aug; Vol. 23 (8), pp. 1342-1347.e9. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Oct 14.

Abstract:Objectives: Identifying individuals at risk of developing dementia may be aided by early detection of functional impairments. The aims of the present study were to examine differences in informant-reported and performance-based measures of instrumental...

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A systematic review of the efficacy of donepezil hydrochloride combined with nimodipine on treating vascular dementia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medicine [Medicine (Baltimore)] 2022 Aug 05; Vol. 101 (31), pp. e29307.

Abstract:Background: Vascular dementia (VaD) is a comprehensive syndrome related to the damage of cognitive function and various cerebral vascular illnesses. VaD is also generally recognized as the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer disease, co...

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Screening Tools for Cognitive Impairment in Adults with Substance Use Disorders: A Systematic Review.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS [J Int Neuropsychol Soc] 2022 Aug; Vol. 28 (7), pp. 756-779. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Aug 26.

Abstract:Objectives: Cognitive impairment is common in individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs), yet no evidence-based guidelines exist regarding the most appropriate screening measure for use in this population. This systematic review aimed to (1) descr...

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Evaluating the Beijing Version of Montreal Cognitive Assessment for Identification of Cognitive Impairment in Monolingual Chinese American Older Adults.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology [J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol] 2022 Jul; Vol. 35 (4), pp. 586-593. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Aug 11.

Abstract:Objective : This study aims to evaluate the performance of a Chinese version of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) as a screener to detect mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia from normal cognition in the monolingual Chinese-speaking immi...

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Picture-naming test for a linguistically diverse population with cognitive impairment and dementia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of language & communication disorders [Int J Lang Commun Disord] 2022 Jul; Vol. 57 (4), pp. 881-894. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 06.

Abstract:Background: Picture-naming tests (PNTs) evaluate linguistic impairment in dementia due to semantic memory impairment, impaired lexical retrieval or perceptual deficits. They also assess the decline in naming impairment at various stages of dementia and...

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Hippocampal calcification and its effects on cognitive function and symptoms in dementia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Psychogeriatrics : the official journal of the Japanese Psychogeriatric Society [Psychogeriatrics] 2022 Jul; Vol. 22 (4), pp. 427-432. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 20.

Abstract:Background: Hippocampal calcification (HC), highly prevalent in older people, has not attracted attention until recently. Despite its potential effects on cognition and behaviour, and its possible impact on the diagnosis and severity of dementia, it ha...

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Physical Examination in the Evaluation of Dementia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Medical clinics of North America [Med Clin North Am] 2022 May; Vol. 106 (3), pp. 471-482. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 04.

Abstract:Dementia is a common disease worldwide and is largely underdiagnosed. A timely diagnosis of dementia is beneficial for both the patient and family for many reasons, and exclusion and treatment of other mimics of dementia are crucial to avoid long-term ...

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New Onset Poststroke Dementia at one Year in Africans.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology [J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol] 2022 Jul; Vol. 35 (4), pp. 565-573. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Aug 02.

Abstract:Background: There is limited information on new onset poststroke dementia (NPSD) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). We estimated incidence, cumulative incidence, risk factors and outcome of NPSD at 1 year in Nigerian survivors of a first-ever stroke.Methods:...

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A comparison of test-retest reliability of four cognitive screening tools in people with dementia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability and rehabilitation [Disabil Rehabil] 2022 Jul; Vol. 44 (15), pp. 4090-4095. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Mar 09.

Abstract:Purpose: This study aimed to compare the test-retest reliability and minimal detectable change (MDC) of the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), the Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire (SPMSQ), the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA), and the ...

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