“Differentiating Dementias: Alzheimer’s Disease and its Management,” by Susan Scanland, CDP, offers an in-depth look at the variety of methods used to diagnose various types of dementia.

Scanland is a geriatric nurse practitioner, who “specializes in behaviors and optimal dementia pharmacotherapy.” “Dementia,” says Scanland, “is an umbrella term for numerous neurocognitive disorders such as AD, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, Parkinson’s dementia, and frontotemporal dementia.” http://www.todaysgeriatricmedicine.com/archive/MA17p20.shtml