Concordance with clinical practice guidelines for dementia in general practice.

@article{Wilcock2009ConcordanceWC,
  title={Concordance with clinical practice guidelines for dementia in general practice.},
  author={Jane Wilcock and Stephen Iliffe and Stephen Francis Turner and Michelle Bryans and Ronan E O'Carroll and J. J. Keady and Enid Levin and Murna Downs},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={155-61}
}
BACKGROUND Dementia is said to be under-recognized and sub-optimally managed in primary care, but there is little information about actual processes of diagnosis and clinical care. AIM To determine general practitioners' concordance with clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and management of patients with dementia. DESIGN Unblinded, cluster randomized pre-test-post-test controlled trial involving 35 practices in the UK. METHODS Patients with a diagnosis of probable or confirmed dementia… CONTINUE READING