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Re: Accuracy of general hospital dementia diagnoses in England: Sensitivity, specificity, and predictors of diagnostic accuracy 2008–2016

Thank you for inviting us to respond to the letter from Wilkinson et al. [1] about our recent article on in-hospital diagnosis of dementia. [2] We found that dementia diagnosis was recorded in only 63% of admissions of people with previously diagnosed dementia to a general hospital and that there were sociodemographic differences in diagnostic sensitivity.… Read More

The clinical practice of risk reduction for Alzheimer's disease: A precision medicine approach

Like virtually all age-related chronic diseases, late-onset Alzheimer's disease (AD) develops over an extended preclinical period and is associated with modifiable lifestyle and environmental factors. We hypothesize that multimodal interventions that address many risk factors simultaneously and are individually tailored to patients may help reduce AD risk. We describe a novel clinical methodology used to… Read More
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