D.F. Tang-Wai

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BACKGROUND/AIMS The role of cognitive reserve in Parkinson's disease (PD)-mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is incompletely understood. METHODS The relationships between PD-MCI, years of education, and estimated premorbid IQ were examined in 119 consecutive non-demented PD patients using logistic regression models. RESULTS Higher education and IQ were(More)
With the current push towards using fewer antipsychotics and more non-pharmacological interventions in long-term care, it has become increasingly important for knowledge and best-practice sharing across the province. The “Good Ideas” project began in 2001 in the context of my work as a Royal Ottawa geriatric psychiatry behavioural support outreach nurse to(More)
Methods: Forty community-dwelling participants with an osteoporotic hip fracture (≥ 65 years) were recruited and followed over 1 year. Patients were divided according to their pre-fracture mobility: low, medium, and high. Recovery was defined in two ways: “traditional definition’’ based on return to pre-fracture mobility, and “acceptable’’ based on ability(More)
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