Chapter II.4. Reaching a Diagnosis of a Dementia Subtype

  1. Nawab Qizilbash MBChB, MRCP, MSc, DPhil (Oxon)1,2
  1. Helena Chui,
  2. Ae-Young Lee,
  3. Jeffrey Cummings,
  4. Mary C. Tierney,
  5. Haydeh Payami,
  6. Jaime Díaz-Guzman,
  7. J. Maríamillán,
  8. David G. Muñoz,
  9. Fẽlix Bermejo,
  10. Lisette Bosscher,
  11. Philip Scheltens,
  12. William Jagust,
  13. Helena Chui,
  14. Ae-Young Lee,
  15. Hilkka Soininen,
  16. Juhani Partanen,
  17. Kaj Blennow and
  18. Anders Wallin

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752340.ch16

Evidence-based Dementia Practice

Evidence-based Dementia Practice

How to Cite

Chui, H., Lee, A.-Y., Cummings, J., Tierney, M. C., Payami, H., Díaz-Guzman, J., Maríamillán, J., Muñoz, D. G., Bermejo, F., Bosscher, L., Scheltens, P., Jagust, W., Chui, H., Lee, A.-Y., Soininen, H., Partanen, J., Blennow, K. and Wallin, A. (2003) Reaching a Diagnosis of a Dementia Subtype, in Evidence-based Dementia Practice (ed N. Qizilbash), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752340.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Visiting Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Hospital Universitario GM-Cantoblanco, 280049 Madrid, Spain

  2. 2

    Member of Green College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632052967

Online ISBN: 9780470752340

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Keywords:

  • dementia subtype;
  • markers;
  • accuracy;
  • hallmarks;
  • clinical findings

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Alzheimer's disease

  • Vascular dementia

  • Dementia with Lewy bodies

  • Frontotemporal dementia

  • Background

  • Search strategy and study validation

  • Evidence

  • Conclusions and recommendations

  • Search strategy and study validation

  • Alzheimer's disease

  • Vascular dementia

  • Frontotemporal dementia

  • Dementia with Lewy bodies

  • Parkinsonian syndromes with dementia

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • Search strategy and study validation

  • Conclusions

  • Recommendations

  • Acknowledgements

  • Alzheimer's disease

  • Familial FTD

  • Hereditary VaD

  • Conclusions

  • Background

  • Search strategy and analysis procedure

  • Evidence

  • Are the results of the studies valid?

  • What are the results and will they help me in caring for my patients?

  • Conclusions

  • Practice recommendations

  • Background

  • Search strategy and study validation

  • Conclusions and recommendations

  • Background

  • Search strategy and study validation

  • Evidence

  • Conclusions

  • Recommendations for practice and research

  • Background

  • AD vs. normal ageing

  • Vascular dementia

  • FTD or frontal lobe dementia

  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

  • Dementia with Lewy bodies

  • Depression

  • Conclusions

  • Background

  • Search strategy and study validation

  • Evidence

  • Recommendations for practice

  • Conclusions and recommendations for research