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The prevalence of dementia in rural Tanzania: a cross‐sectional community‐based study
Despite the growing burden of dementia in low‐income countries, there are few previous data on the prevalence of dementia in sub‐Saharan Africa. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalenceExpand
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Atrophy is associated with posterior cingulate white matter disruption in dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer’s disease
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Hippocampal atrophy and posterior cingulate hypometabolism are common features of both Alzheimer's disease (AD) and dementia with Lewy bodies, and they are connected by the cingulum, a white matter tract. Expand
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Reconceptualizing models of delirium education: findings of a Grounded Theory study.
BACKGROUND Effectiveness of educational interventions targeted at improving delirium care is limited by implementation barriers. Studying factors which shape learning needs can overcome theseExpand
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The DSM-5 criteria, level of arousal and delirium diagnosis: inclusiveness is safer
Delirium is a common and serious problem among acutely unwell persons. Alhough linked to higher rates of mortality, institutionalisation and dementia, it remains underdiagnosed. Careful considerationExpand
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White matter changes and late-life depressive symptoms: longitudinal study.
BACKGROUND Evidence from cross-sectional studies suggests a link between cerebral age-related white matter changes and depressive symptoms in older people, although the temporal association remainsExpand
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Concordance between DSM-IV and DSM-5 criteria for delirium diagnosis in a pooled database of 768 prospectively evaluated patients using the delirium rating scale-revised-98
BackgroundThe Diagnostic and Statistical Manual fifth edition (DSM-5) provides new criteria for delirium diagnosis. We examined delirium diagnosis using these new criteria compared with theExpand
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Diffusion tensor imaging in dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease
Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a common form of dementia, with fewer memory deficits, and more visuo-perceptual problems than Alzheimer's disease (AD). We hypothesized that there would be diseaseExpand
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Improving recognition of delirium in clinical practice: a call for action
BackgroundThe purpose of this correspondence article is to report opinion amongst experts in the delirium field as to why, despite on-going training for all health professionals, delirium continuesExpand
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Delirium superimposed on dementia: a survey of delirium specialists shows a lack of consensus in clinical practice and research studies.
BACKGROUND Despite advances in delirium knowledge and the publication of best practice guidelines, uncertainties exist regarding assessment of Delirium Superimposed on Dementia (DSD). AnExpand
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Learning about the Patient: an innovative interprofessional dementia and delirium education programme
Patients with confusion (delirium and dementia) in the general hospital environment are more likely to have negative health outcomes compared with other patients. Poor team and individual practice isExpand
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