Management of patients with dementia


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The guideline considers investigations and interventions in which direct benefit to the patient can be demonstrated. It covers all stages of dementia excluding mild cognitive impairment. The guideline does not address palliative care in advanced disease, risk or prevention.

Guideline No. 86, ISBN 1 899893 49 0, February 2006

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A register of interest is not available for this guideline. In line with the SIGN Document Retention Schedule (24/07/2010), after publication of this guideline, hard copies of declarations of interest were held at the SIGN Executive offices for one year. The declarations of interest were then archived for a further three years before being destroyed along with other guideline related documents. This schedule has now been revised.

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