New criteria are better for diagnosing early onset dementia

04/29/2013 | MedWire News (U.K.)

U.K. researchers said updated criteria based on the Frontotemporal Dementia Consensus help clinicians better diagnose early-stage dementia and distinguish between frontotemporal lobar degeneration and other conditions, according to a report in Neurology. Measures of sympathy and empathy had the greatest specificity, and "executive/generation deficits with relative sparing of memory and visuospatial functions" were the most sensitive, the study found.

View Full Article in:

MedWire News (U.K.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
President/Chief Executive Officer
MedCost
Winston-Salem, NC
Director, Payer Marketing
Avalere Health
Washington, DC