domingo, 1 de mayo de 2016

Talking with patients about cognitive problems

e-Update from the Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center, a service of the National Institute on Aging at N I H

Are you a health professional working with older adults? Your patients may beconcerned about changes in their memory and thinking skills, and may worry about dementia disorders like Alzheimer’s disease. You can help.
Talking With Your Older Patient: A Clinician’s Handbook has information on cognitive problems to help you:
  • Determine when to screen for cognitive impairment
  • Convey findings about memory problems
  • Communicate with a confused patient
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  • Health professionals: help #olderadults navigate concerns about #memory problems with info from @Alzheimers_NIH
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