‘Game-Changing’ Guidelines In Calif. Try To Relieve Some Of Burden From An Alzheimer’s Diagnosis
The California Department of Public Health has issued new guidelines to help primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants better diagnose and document the disease, explain it to patients and direct them to community-based programs and services.
New Guidelines, Funding Help Ease Alzheimer's Diagnoses
It’s the much-feared diagnosis no one wants to hear. But under new state and federal guidelines, more patients could be getting easier and earlier diagnoses of Alzheimer’s disease, which already affects more than 600,000 Californians. (Buck, 4/8)