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Causes of Dementia / Cognitive Impairment - Differential Diagnosis Algorithm

Affecting Multiple Domains
 • Depression
 • Delirium
Decline
Causes of Dementia ... Disease Subcortical Dementia ... disorder Cortical Dementias ... Fronto-temporal Dementia ... - Alzheimer's Dementia
To be eligible for hospice beneficiaries with Alzheimer’s disease must have a FAST Scale of greater
be eligible for hospice ... eligibility for hospice ... Score #Alzheimers #Dementia ... Staging #Test #Hospice
The Dementia Umbrella

Dementia is an umbrella term that describes a collection of symptoms that are caused
The Dementia Umbrella ... Dementia is ... Dementia affects ... common type of dementia ... #Dementia #Umbrella
Trial of Solanezumab for Mild Dementia Due to Alzheimers Disease #EBM #Dementia #Solanezumab #Alzheimers #NegativeTrial #VisualAbstract
Solanezumab for Mild Dementia ... Disease #EBM #Dementia
Forgetfulness: Normal or Not?

Features of Normal Age Related Forgetfulness versus Serious Memory Problems in Dementia.

#Diagnosis #Geriatrics
Memory Problems in Dementia ... Diagnosis #Geriatrics #Dementia
5 Dementia hospice eligibility • Stage 7 or beyond according to the FAST scale • Unable
5 Dementia hospice ... patients with dementia ... evaluation of hospice ... Geriatrics #Palliative #Dementia ... #Hospice #Eligibility
MoCA: Montreal Cognitive Assessment 

#Diagnosis #Geriatrics #Dementia #Montreal #Cognitive #Assessment #MoCA #MSE #Evaluation #Score
Diagnosis #Geriatrics #Dementia
Major neurocognitive disorders (MNCD): Diagnosis and workup 

1) Clinical diagnosis Cognitive impairment + loss of autonomy
2)
atrophy Lewy body dementia ... Frontotemporal dementia ... atrophy Vascular Dementia ... TerrierBen #MNCD #Dementia
Adjusted mortality risk and number-needed-to-harm directly comparing the study psychotropic medications compared to antidepressant users

Antipsychotics, Other
Patients With Dementia ... mortality #geriatrics #dementia
Delirium Precipitants in the Elderly

I think of delirium like the AKI of the brain. Baseline risk
organ disease (ie dementia