Fillers A memorable patient

Beating the test

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7469.797-a (Published 30 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:797
  1. Jonathan R Osborn, research fellow (jonathanosborn@doctors.net.uk),
  2. Yvette G M Coldicott, senior house officer
  1. Midwest Urology Research Foundation, Chicago, IL, USA (
  2. accident and emergency department, Royal United Hospital, Bath

    An 89 year old woman with dementia is currently being managed in the community with six monthly visits from the community elderly mental health nurse and intensive family support. She is vivacious and intelligent and still regularly attempts the Daily Telegraph crossword, having previously held a prestigious position in the …

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