#268 Dementia Made Simple with Dr. Josh Uy


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Dust off your dementia playbook and re-evaluate your approach as Dr. Josh Uy walks us through this common (yet perplexing) condition. Dr. Uy (@joshuy) is the geriatric fellowship director at University of Pennsylvania in addition to a nursing home director and shares his skills in simplifying dementia screening, management, and treatment. Set your chairs up for the “triad visit” and prepare to ‘stew in the milieu’ of dementia!

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  • Producer, cover art, infographic: Emi Okamoto MD, FACP
  • Hosts: Stuart Brigham MD; Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP
  • Editor: Leah Witt MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com
  • Guest: Josh Uy MD

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Show Segments
  • Intro, disclaimer, guest bio
  • Guest one-liner and picks of the Week*
  • Case from Kashlak
  • Definitions of dementia and cognitive impairment
  • Subtyping dementia
  • Cases to refer and basic laboratory testing
  • Potential imaging
  • Management of dementia
  • Take-home points, Outro

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