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Electronic tagging as a means of restricting the liberty of criminals is oft en in the headlines, but increasingly there are demands for its use in people with dementia, including in the UK by government ministers (BBC, 2007). At the same time, the possibility of using electronic tagging for confused people who “wander” is becoming ever more feasible(More)
Risk factors predicting an increased risk of dementia in Parkinson's disease (PD) are not fully established. The dementia associated with PD (PDD) closely resembles dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). Based upon a high frequency of non-dopaminergic mediated clinical features in DLB, we predicted that a motor subtype comprising postural instability and balance(More)
BACKGROUND The evidence available suggests that many dentists on graduation do not feel competent managing medical emergencies; a problem requiring improved undergraduate training. This study developed a comprehensive simulation based training programme for final year undergraduate dental students and assessed student attitudes towards training. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND This open label study was designed to assess the effects of donepezil treatment, its withdrawal and subsequent recommencement on cognitive functioning, behaviour and parkinsonian symptoms in patients with probable dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and with Parkinson's disease who subsequently developed dementia (PDD). METHODS Eight patients with(More)