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Women and Dementia: Unlocking the Key to Diagnosis

Publication date: Monday, 16 September 2013
Contributor(s): George McNamara

What if you do not understand why you are in a strange room, what the word ‘surgery’ means on the door, and you have forgotten that it means you are there for a checkup? What if your GP or practice nurse wants to examine you, but you cannot remember the words to explain that you are confused and frightened? This can be the reality for people with dementia, and women are more likely than men to experience its impact, either as patients themselves or as family carers.
Category: Editorial
Edition: WHJ-Online
Contributor(s): George McNamara

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