• Diagnosis


Patients of dementia can be diagnosed through medical history and physical examination (such as blood test, CT scan of the brain and MRI). Moreover, medical workers will also conduct examination on the mental state of patients.
Medical workers will perform a series of tests to examine whether there is any risk of dementia or development into worse conditions, which include:
  Thyroid disorders Vitamin deficiency, Brain tumour, Drug intoxication, Chronic infection, Major depression

Source:律敦治及鄧肇堅醫院 - 認知障礙症照顧者手冊
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