Diagnosing dementia in rural New South Wales.

  title={Diagnosing dementia in rural New South Wales.},
  author={Patricia A Logan-Sinclair and Alastair Davison},
  journal={The Australian journal of rural health},
  volume={15 3},
OBJECTIVE Review of dementia screening case profiles that included brain blood flow imaging to determine contribution to diagnosis. DESIGN Retrospective medical case audit. SETTING Rural New South Wales. PARTICIPANTS Eighty-eight rural patients who underwent investigations for dementia diagnosis. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Contribution of brain blood flow imaging (single photon emission tomography, SPECT) to the dementia screening regime. RESULTS The age range of those referred was 21-88… CONTINUE READING

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