1. Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis of Dementia
Published Online: 25 OCT 2013
Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Quinn, J. F. (2013) Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis of Dementia, in Dementia, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Oxford. doi: 10.1002/9781118656082.ch1
- Published Online: 25 OCT 2013
- Published Print: 13 NOV 2013
Print ISBN: 9780470674246
Online ISBN: 9781118656082
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Dementia is a major public health problem whose impact is felt in all societies. After defining dementia, in the following chapter we discuss the diagnosis and differential diagnosis. We outline an approach to the general diagnostic workup in this chapter, with detailed recommendations for specific situations (e.g., rapid progression, young onset, prominent depression, question of normal pressure hydrocephalus) in the chapters to follow.