The knowledge translation pathway for timely diagnosis of dementia

Travers, Catherine , Martin-Khan, Melinda, & Lie, David (2013) The knowledge translation pathway for timely diagnosis of dementia. In 46th Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference, 27-29 November 2013, SMC Conference & Function Centre, Sydney, NSW. (Unpublished)

Abstract

There has been significant debate about the value of screening for dementia, and the need for early diagnosis. Options include Gene testing, early risk assessment, screening, case finding and review when a patient or carer identify that they have symptoms.

This paper is not focused on these early approaches to identifying people with dementia. It is focused on the period when a patient or a carer has recognised that there are some memory problems and they are seeking assistance with a diagnosis or explanation in relation to memory loss.

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ID Code: 65108
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: dementia
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Geriatrics and Gerontology (110308)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 The Author(s)
Deposited On: 05 Dec 2013 01:23
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2013 01:23

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