This course will cover a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology and diagnostic challenges and limitations associated vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.
At the end of the educational activity participant will be able to:
- Recognize the pathophysiology of vascular dementia
- Compare and contrast vascular dementia with other types of dementias