Management Of Dementia (Second Edition)
Date: 19 March 2012
The aim of these guidelines is to assist clinicians in making evidence based decisions on the management of people with dementia and their caregivers.
To describe the syndrome of dementia and its common subtypes as well as mild cognitive impairment
To discuss risk factors and preventive strategies in the development of dementia
To review the assessment and diagnostic tools in dementia
To provide evidence based guidance on the management for people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment
To address the ethical issues and end-of-life issues in dementia
To understand the impact of dementia on the individual and caregiver
Refer to Appendix 2 for details
a. Inclusion Criteria (Target Group)
Adults with dementia and mild cognitive impairment
b. Exclusion criteria
People with learning disabilities who develop dementia and dementia secondary to medical conditions e.g. normal pressure hydrocephalus, AIDS, dementia complex, etc.
These guidelines are applicable to healthcare professionals who are involved in the management of dementia:-
Primary Care Physicians
And all others involved in the management of patients with dementia
Health Care Settings
Outpatient, inpatient and community setting
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