From the Coordinator This issue is devoted to non-Alzheimer's dementia, which conjures up many clinical memories for me. I often suppose that I am encountering non-Alzheimer's dementia when, among other things, I hear a patient who is clearly disoriented express himself or herself lucidly. Just the other day, I was on a ... Coordinator's Column
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SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, May 2012, Vol. 17, 35-36. doi:10.1044/gero17.2.35
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, May 2012, Vol. 17, 35-36. doi:10.1044/gero17.2.35
This issue is devoted to non-Alzheimer's dementia, which conjures up many clinical memories for me. I often suppose that I am encountering non-Alzheimer's dementia when, among other things, I hear a patient who is clearly disoriented express himself or herself lucidly. Just the other day, I was on a locked dementia unit visiting with a nice looking patient with thinning silver hair. He pointed to a female patient walking by, the kind that wanders at all hours of day and night.
“That one there is a thief,” he said. “I catch her in my room in the middle of the night.”
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