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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

Kelly J. Murphy
Dementia is characterized by multiple cognitive impairments that cause significant functional decline. Based on this brief definition, the initial...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Of the many challenges that face families when looking after their older loved ones, of the most difficult is deciding on end-of-life decisions.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
On May 4th and 5th the fourth Canadian Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia (CCCDTD4) took place in Montreal.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
It is a positive step for all of us trying to care for those living with dementia...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
One of the challenges faced by those of us who practice geriatric medicine or...
Bradley J Macintosh PhD et al.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is increasingly common, and previously unrecognized complications are emerging...
D’Arcy L. Little MD, CCFP, FRCPC
There have been some significant developments at Health Plexus, the publisher of this Journal...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
The Launch of the Dementia Educational Resource: Interview With the Editor-in-Chief Dr. Michael Gordon
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Although CPR is largely perceived as a benign life-saving intervention, it inflicts...
Lovingly Quitania Park PhD et al.
Mild Cognitive Impairment is a term used to describe the transitional stage between normal aging and dementia...
An interview of Dr. Barry Goldlist with Dr. Ron Keren, the Founder and Chair of CCD
Bryna Shatenstein PhD, PDt et al.
While prospective epidemiologic studies have provided strong evidence linking higher intakes of many nutrients with...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin et al.
Physicians and other health care providers have learned to approach end-of-life care issues in individuals suffering from malignant disease quite effectively...
Mary A. Corcoran
There is an average delay of 20 months between the first recognition of symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder (ADRD) and the seeking of physician help.
Ellen Costello et al.
Bathing individuals with dementia has been reported as one of the most difficult activities of daily living and often results in unwanted behaviours.
Tiffany Chow
Fundamental aspects of quality of life for people with dementia: being pain-free; safe; able to participate in meaningful activities; and able to maintain the greatest degree of autonomy possible.
Tiffany Chow
Elle a défini des aspects fondamentaux de la qualité de vie des personnes atteintes de démence : ne pas avoir de douleurs ; se sentir en sécurité ; pouvoir participer à des activités intéressantes ; et être à même de conserver le plus haut degré possible d’autonomie.