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  • A. J. Larner
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Abstract

This chapter examines various aspects of the management of cognitive disorders, including provision of information and pharmacotherapy, both licensed and novel treatments. The effects of a number of policy directives issued under the auspices of the United Kingdom government in recent years are examined: none appears to contribute to closure of the dementia diagnosis gap. The place of neurology-led services for dementia within an integrated dementia care pathway is considered.

Keywords

Dementia Treatment Cholinesterase inhibitors National Dementia Strategy Integrated care pathway 

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  • A. J. Larner
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  1. 1.Cognitive Function ClinicWalton Centre for Neurology and NeurosurgeryLiverpoolUK

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