Teaching medical students about dementia: A brief review

  title={Teaching medical students about dementia: A brief
  author={Alessandro Ferrari Jacinto and Ananda Ghelfi Raza Leite and Jos{\'e} Luiz de Lima Neto and Edison Iglesias Vidal and P. J. Villas Boas},
  booktitle={Dementia & neuropsychologia},
Underdeveloped nations have the largest absolute number of the world's elderly population. Approximately 10.7% of the Brazilian population comprises aged individuals. Aging populations are associated with a higher incidence of chronic degenerative diseases such as dementia. Demented individuals place a high burden of care on healthcare systems and family members. General practitioners should be able to diagnose the most common elderly diseases such as dementia since they act as gatekeepers to… CONTINUE READING

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