Alzheimers dementia

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  1. Diagnosing Alzheimers
    Contrast CT/MRI, Vit b12 , TSH levels!

    may or may not get cb, bmp, lfts

    screening for nueroshyphillis and HIV in high risk patients
  2. Tx
    • SLOW the Progression
    • 1. Cholinesterase Inhibitors
    • Donepezil, Rivastigmine, galantamine
    • Dementia - your DONE! ME¬†RIps GALAxy!

    • 2. NMDA receptor anatgonist
    • Memantine¬† - Can add on

    3. Vit E! ( if heart disease do not add )
  3. alz with pyschosis
    • 1. atypical antipyshotics
    • OLANZAPINE¬† - if delusions

    • for depression and DDRi ( fluoxentine )
    • Anxitey add Buspirone
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Alzheimers dementia
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2014-08-08 19:57:31
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