Dementia. Dr Chandra Prajapati FRCP, FRCPI Consultant Physician. Dementia. a serious loss of global cognitive function in a previously unimpaired person, beyond what might be expected from normal ageing. Delirium. Acute onset and fluctuating course Inattention
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Dr Chandra Prajapati FRCP, FRCPI
a serious loss of global cognitive function in a previously unimpaired person, beyond what might be expected from normal ageing
Likelihoods of Dementia risk in 20 years
When the cut-off was set at 9 points or more, the sensitivity
was 0.77, the specificity was 0.63, and the negative
predictive value was 0.98
Rare under 40
Perfusion SPECT scan showing
evidence of biparietal and bitemporal hyperperfusion in a) an Alzheimer's disease case compared to
b) a control subject.
Stigmata of Dementia
Inactivity in seeking
Nothing can be done