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Acute hospital dementia care: results from a national auditTimmons, Suzanne; O’Shea, Emma; O’Neill, Desmond; Gallagher, Paul; de Siún, Anna; McArdle, Denise; Gibbons, Patricia; Kennelly, Sean (BMC Geriatrics, 2017-06)
Better palliative care for people with a dementia: summary of interdisciplinary workshop highlighting current gaps and recommendations for future research.Fox, Siobhán; FitzGerald, Carol; Harrison Dening, Karen; Irving, Kate; Kernohan, W George; Treloar, Adrian; Oliver, David; Guerin, Suzanne; Timmons, Suzanne (BMC Palliative Care, 2017-07-14)Dementia is the most common neurological disorder worldwide and is a life-limiting condition, but very often is not recognised as such. People with dementia, and their carers, have been shown to have palliative care needs equal in extent to those of cancer patients. However, many people with advanced dementia are not routinely being assessed to determine their palliative care needs, and it is not clear why this is so.
Comparison of the quick mild cognitive impairment (Qmci) screen and the SMMSE in screening for mild cognitive impairment.O'Caoimh, Rónán; Gao, Yang; McGlade, Ciara; Healy, Liam; Gallagher, Paul; Timmons, Suzanne; Molloy, D William (Age and ageing, 2012-09)differentiating mild cognitive impairment (MCI) from normal cognition (NC) is difficult. The AB Cognitive Screen (ABCS) 135, sensitive in differentiating MCI from dementia, was modified to improve sensitivity and specificity, producing the quick mild cognitive impairment (Qmci) screen.