Learning Objectives, The Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia, TCPR, April 2010

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After reading these articles, you should be able to:

  1. Classify the medications used to treat Alzheimer’s dementia and their side effects.
  2. Describe scales used to monitor dementia symptoms and the applications of each.
  3. Identify some neuroimaging tools used in diagnosing dementia.
  4. Understand the most current findings in the literature regarding psychiatric treatment.