The Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia

April, 2010 | Vol: 8 Issue: 4

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Medications for Treating Alzheimer’s Dementia

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia

While drug companies have been working hard to come up with new options for the treatment of dementia, there have been no new FDA approvals since memantine (Namenda) hit the scene in 2003.

Monitoring Dementia Symptoms: Which Scales are Practical for Clinicians?

Let’s assume that you have already diagnosed a patient with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). Your patient has received a full workup to rule out medical causes, has had a full battery of neuropsychological tests, and you have started a standard cocktail of whichever cholinesterase inhibitor you prefer.

Actually, that was the easy part.

Expert QA

Research Update