International Journal of Family Medicine / 2010 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Audit about Medical Decision: Data Transmission Concerning Patients with Dementia Entering French Nursing Homes Does Not Confirm the Diagnosis

Table 3

Results for each recommended criteria.

AntecedentsNumber (% on 293)Paraclinic examsNumber (% on 293)

Alcoholism8.2TSH7.5
Alzheimer’s disease in family0.3Hemoglobinemia22.9
Illness storyNatremia13.3
Evolution8.9Calcaemia + protidemia2.0
Clinical examGlycaemia8.2
Vigilance13.0Brain imaging24.9
Mnestic trouble9.9Syphilis0.3
Depression27.7HIV0.3
Neurological exam24.2B122.4
Scores and testsFoliates2.4
IADL0.0Hepatic Function (INR)6.1
MMS10.6Lumbar Puncture0.3
Simple cognitive test2.4EEG4.1
Complex cognitive test0.0Advice
Specialized advice42.7

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