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Nagaendran K, Chen LH, Chong MS, Chua EV, Goh CK, Kua J, Lee T, Marziyana AR, Ng CC, Ng LL, Seow D, Sitoh YY, Yap LK, Yeo D, Yeo Y
Correspondence: Dr Nagaendran Kandiah, Nagaendran_ Kandiah@nni.com.sg
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has updated the clinical practice guidelines on Dementia to provide doctors and patients in Singapore with evidence-based treatment for dementia. This article reproduces the introduction and executive summary (with recommendations from the guidelines) from the MOH clinical practice guidelines on Dementia, for the information of readers of the Singapore Medical Journal. Chapters and page numbers mentioned in the reproduced extract refer to the full text of the guidelines, which are available from the Ministry of Health website: http://www.moh.gov.sg/content/moh_web/healthprofessionalsportal/doctors/guidelines/cpg_medical/2013/cpgmed_dementia_revised.html. The recommendations should be used with reference to the full text of the guidelines. Following this article are multiple choice questions based on the full text of the guidelines.
Singapore Med J 2013; 54(5): 293-299; http://dx.doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2013112