General practitioners' experiences and understandings of diagnosing dementia: factors impacting on early diagnosis.

@article{Hansen2008GeneralPE,
  title={General practitioners' experiences and understandings of diagnosing dementia: factors impacting on early diagnosis.},
  author={Emily Christine Hansen and Clarissa Hughes and Georgina K Routley and Andrew K L Robinson},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={67 11},
  pages={1776-83}
}
This article reports findings from three linked qualitative research projects that explored how Australian general practitioners (GPs) spoke about their experiences in diagnosing dementia and their views on early diagnosis and barriers towards early diagnosis. The authors conducted this research with the aim of elucidating the GP perspective and using this to better understand the process of diagnosing dementia and delays in diagnosing dementia. Twenty-four GPs based in Australia participated… CONTINUE READING

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