Diagnosing on the Spectrum: Alzheimer's Disease and Lewy Body Dementia
During this session, the presenter will discuss Lewy body dementia, a progressive dementia resulting from protein deposits in nerve cells of the brain that affects >200,000 people in the US yearly. The course will cover how it differs from dementia with Lewy bodies, and the neuropathology of each will be explained. The protocol for diagnosis, along with core symptoms and supporting clinical features, will be described. Also to be discussed: available medications for these patients, and highlights from current research.
- 1.00 AAFP
- 1.00 AANP
- 1.00 ACCME (All Other)
- 1.00 ACCME (MD/DO Only)
- 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 APA
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