77| Neuropsych Bite: Clinical Case 1 (Adult, Possible Alzheimer’s Disease) – Dr. John Bellone

In Clinical Case 1, John presents a neuropsychological evaluation of a woman in her late 70s with memory difficulties.

A pdf of the transcript for this episode is available here.

Topics Covered

  • Cognitive decline in an older adult
  • Measuring instrumental activities of daily living
  • Differential diagnosis between mild cognitive impairment and dementia
  • Chronic alcohol use and cognition
  • Issues related to polypharmacy

Selected Resources

American Geriatrics Society Updated Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults

Medication/interaction check through epocrates.com