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Letters Suspected early dementia

Imaging those with cognitive impairment is not practical

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 18 October 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d6507
  1. David M Hill, consultant radiologist1
  1. 1NHS Dumfries and Galloway, Dumfries DG1 4TG, UK
  1. dmhill{at}

As Schott and colleagues state,1 UK, European, and US guidelines recommend that all patients with cognitive impairment should undergo structural imaging, and as good modern doctors we follow these guidelines, …

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