Alzheimers Disease Diagnosis and Management
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Perform a differential diagnosis for dementia to rule out reversible causes.
2. Use evidence-based recommendations to formulate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies to help lessen symptoms of Alzheimer’s.
3. Implement primary and secondary prevention strategies for patients with and at risk for Alzheimer’s Disease.
4. Counsel patients and their family members on strategies for coping with neurologic disorders that result in the loss of cognitive functioning, such as Alzheimer’s disease.
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Janice E. Knoefel, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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