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Latest Methods to Early Detection for Alzheimer's: Cognitive Assessments and Diagnostic Tools in Practice

October 1, 201610 min
Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Douglas Scharre, MD, CMD Cognitive assessment tools and detection tests for Alzheimer's disease are mutually designed to identify signs of cognitive impairment that are sometimes too subtle to catch by astute clinicians or even patients themselves. But what methods are available to help detect Alzheimer's as early as possible, and how do they impact quality of life for patients throughout the disease progression? Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle welcomes Dr. Douglas Scharre, Professor of Clinical Neurology and Psychiatry and Director of the Center for Cognitive and Memory Disorders at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Uncover the truth about Alzheimer's in the non-certified educational series, Alzheimer's Disease: Towards Earlier Detection, sponsored by Lilly. Content for this series is produced and controlled by ReachMD. This series is intended for healthcare professionals only.

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