1 in 3 dementia cases are potentially preventable, report says
The Department of Medicine’s Dr. Kenneth Rockwood was one of the authors of a recent study published by the The Lancet and at this year's Alzheimer's Association International Conference in London. As reported by CBC News on July 20, 2017: “One in three cases of dementia could be prevented by tackling risk factors such as education and depression, a large new international review estimates. A team of 24 experts in dementia conducted the review on prevention and care.” Read the full CBC news story.
Equipment and Infrastructure Supports Better Patient Care
The Division of Neurology has recently experienced an upgrade with the expansion of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) – from two to four beds this spring. The unit is used to monitor epilepsy patients to help determine if surgery is an option. Read the latest issue of Medicine Matters
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