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Effectiveness of an intervention to facilitate prompt referral to memory clinics in the United Kingdom: Cluster randomised controlled trial

Abstract:
Background Most people with dementia do not receive timely diagnosis, preventing them from making informed plans about their future and accessing services. Many countries have a policy to increase timely diagnosis, but trials aimed at changing general practitioner (GP) practice have been unsuccessful. We aimed to assess whether a GP’s personal letter, with an evidence-based leaflet about overcoming barriers to accessing help for memory problems—aimed at empowering patients an... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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0000-0001-6741-5516
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0000-0003-4314-2570
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ORCID:
0000-0002-8895-7055
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Unknown
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0000-0002-8553-2641
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0000-0002-4935-1878
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
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PLoS Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
14
Issue:
3
Pages:
e1002252
Publication date:
2017-03-14
Acceptance date:
2017-02-03
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1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Pmid:
28291781
Language:
English
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pubs:1013756
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uuid:8b270193-21ac-4ef8-8757-6bef19d5c978
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pubs:1013756
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1013756
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2019-11-19

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