Dementia

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH

Professor
Medicine / Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington
VA Puget Sound Health Care System

 Learning Objectives

 

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Define the key findings in dementia
  • Differentiate dementia from other conditions
  • Explain the psychosocial consequences of dementia on patients and caregivers

[From the Winter 2019 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias), NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]