Mohamad Moussa, Author at Endocrinology Advisor

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Dementia

Dementia I. Problem/Condition. Dementia is the progressive impairment of memory and cognition that interferes with a patient’s work and social relationships. The level of consciousness and attention are preserved in dementia. Evaluating a person for dementia involves determining whether there has been a loss of cognition relative to a previous level of performance. Typically, evidence…

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease I. What every physician needs to know. Alzheimer’s disease (AD), also called senile dementia of the Alzheimer type, or simply Alzheimer’s, is the most common form of dementia accounting for 60-80% of cases of dementia. The development of multiple cognitive deficits is manifested by both memory impairment and one or more of the…

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