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The dementia diagnosis process, Part 2: Preparing for the doctor consultation

When someone shows symptoms that may indicate dementia, families are often unsure how to to prepare for the doctor visit to get a diagnosis, what the doctor may ask, and what will happen during the visit. In this interview series, Dr CT Sudhir Kumar, a Consultant Psychiatrist with several years of experience in dementia and elderly mental health services, explains the diagnosis process and gives practical suggestions for families to prepare for and handle the diagnosis process effectively. Part 2 below discusses how families can prepare for their meeting with the doctor, such as the type of symptoms and other information to tell the doctor about and preparing the medical history file for the doctor. …

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