Teaching Young Physicians to Recognize Early Signs of Dementia
Posted Jan 25 2010 11:00pm
The PAIRS program (Partnering in Alzheimer’s Instruction Research Study) is an educational program for medical students and patients with early stage Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive impairment.....
By Max Wallack
We all know how important it is that young physicians be trained to identify early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. I wanted to share with you one program that is taking the right steps to ensure that the doctors they graduate are both knowledgeable and empathetic to these patients and their caregivers.