What help do GPs want from specialist services in managing patients with dementia?

Abstract:

:The views of GPs about psychiatric services for dementia were obtained by questionnaire survey. Provision of adequate long term care, together with support for both family carers and healthcare workers were strongly stated needs. Other needs were rapid access to care, clear diagnosis, special needs of young patients with Alzheimer's disease, joint guidelines, and an increased role for CPNs. GPs valued the role of voluntary organisations and help given to them by Consultant Psycho-geriatricians.

authors

Williams I

doi

10.1002/1099-1166(200008)15:8<758::aid-gps295>3.0.

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2000-08-01 00:00:00

pages

758-61

issue

8

eissn

0885-6230

issn

1099-1166

pii

10.1002/1099-1166(200008)15:8<758::AID-GPS295>3.0.

journal_volume

15

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