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A literature review of dementia in general practice.

Prof Dimity Pond
Research Centre DCRC Assessment and Better Care
Partner Institution University of Newcastle
Project Description

The literature review focussed on current practice and best practice in dementia care, as follows:

a. Assessment:
How do GPs currently assess patients for dementia?
What options are there for best practice in assessment?

b. Diagnosis:
How do GPs diagnose dementia?
How should GPs best diagnose dementia?

c. Management:
How do GPs manage dementia?
What is best practice in management of dementia in GP?

d. Behaviour change:
What is the best way to change behaviour in GP/Primary Care?

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