Letters “Case finding” in dementia

Case finding in dementia is truly a fudge

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5634 (Published 17 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5634
  1. Steve Iliffe, professor of primary care for older people
  1. 1Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
  1. s.iliffe{at}ucl.ac.uk

Case finding in dementia is indeed a fudge.1 Subjective memory complaints are a poor predictor of dementia syndrome. Palmer’s Swedish study showed that …

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