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The Role of Neurologic Examination in Dementia
A neurologic examination algorithm is described that allows the practitioner, in a stepwise and efficient manner, to elicit findings that distinguish the main categories of neurodegenerative and vascular dementia.

Clinical Reviews

Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Physicians are used to using language in very special ways.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
The process of prescribing medications, explaining the risks and benefits has classically been the role and responsibility of physicians with support from other health care providers such as pharmacists.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Diabetes Mellitus is very prevalent in the older population.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
The end of one's life is always a challenge for all involved.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
The use of artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) has become relatively commonplace
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
With the rapidly increasing numbers of elders in North American Society, the prevalence of those living with dementia is clearly on the increase.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
The last decade has seen an enormous growth in the interest in the recognition of and intervention in those diagnosed and living with the whole range of cognitive impairment and frank dementia.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
The prevalence of dementia appears to be increasing in most western countries.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
CPR is one of the most dramatic undertakings in medicine, putting aside military medicine which is in a class by itself.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
It was magical: the images coming to life at the bottom of the plastic tray filled with Kodak developer.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
In the winter and spring of 2012 I was privileged to be part of the executive working group that organized the fourth Canadian Conference on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia which took place in May 2012.
Tiffany Chow
Over the past 10 years, more progress has been made in understanding the genetics and proteinopathy underlying frontotemporal degeneration than in Alzheimer's disease.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
One of the most challenging and at the same time hopefully rewarding activities is to be the substitute decision maker (SDM) for someone important to you such as a parent.
Zahra Bardai BSc, MD, CCFP, MHSc, FCFP
Neural plasticity in the context of normal aging and dementia can be evaluated on a number of levels...
Robert Madan
Up to 90% of people with dementia experience behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
When it comes to dementia much of the focus is related to diagnosis and treatment(s). A terminal phase is not...