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The Neurotransmitters: IM Board Prep #5: Dementia and Cognitive Decline

Listen here to The Neurotransmitters: A Clinical Neurology Podcast about everything neurology! Join Dr. Michael Kentris to learn more about common clinical scenarios, the newest studies, challenging clinical cases, and more. Dr. Kentris can be found on Twitter @DrKentris or by email at

Originally released: March 20, 2024

Join us today as we go over the basics on some of the following:

What is mild cognitive impairment vs dementia? What goes into the evaluation of dementia, both at the bedside and in the lab? The basics of different types of dementia like: Alzheimer Disease, Frontotemporal Dementia, Dementia with Lewy bodies, Vascular Dementia, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. What if the dementia seems atypical or is faster than usual? How is delirium different than dementia? For more on this check out Psychiatry Boot Camp's great episode on delirium.

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