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The dementia diagnosis process, Part 4: Understanding the diagnosis and what comes next

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 4 below, the final part of this interview series, focuses on getting clarity on the diagnosis and any prescribed medicines, getting some important information for ongoing treatment and care. There are also some tips on handling review appointments. …

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