publication . Article . 2015

English

Anand P. Ambali; Chaukimath S P; Srikanth D M; Koli S S;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2015 Journal: Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare (issn: 2349-2562, eissn: 2349-2570, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Level Up Business Center
Abstract
BACKGROUND: Dementia is an emerging medico social problem affecting elderly, and poses a challenge to clinician and caregivers. It is usually identified in late stage where management becomes difficult. AIM: The aim of camp was to identify dementia in elderly population participating in screening camp. MATERIAL AND METHODS : The geriatric clinic and department of psychiatry jointly organised screening camp to detect dementia in elderly for five days in September 2014 to commemorate world Alzheimer’s day. The invitation regarding camp was sent to all senio r citizen forums and also published in leading Kannada daily newspaper. Mini Mental Status Examination and D...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: humanitiesmental disorders
free text keywords: Dementia, Elderly, Screening., General works, R5-130.5
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