Alzheimers disease can only be definitely diagnosed after death when an autopsy of the brain is performed. However, doctors use a variety of tests to make a probable diagnosis of Alzheimers.
The doctor will ask questions about the patients health history, including other medical conditions the patient has, recent or past illnesses, and progressive changes in mental function, behavior, or daily activities. The doctor will ask about use of...Read more
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