Articles scientifiques

Measuring the impact of cognitive and psychosocial interventions in persons with mild cognitive impairment with a randomized single-blind controlled trial: rationale and design of the MEMO+ study

Nathalie Bier, Sébastien Grenier, Catherine Brodeur, Serge Gauthier, Brigitte Gilbert, Carol Hudon, Émilie Lepage, Marie-Christine Ouellet, Chantal Viscogliosi and Sylvie Belleville

ABSTRACT

Background: Several studies have suggested that cognitive training is a potentially effective way to improve cognition and postpone…


Cognitive Fluctuations as a Challenge for the Assessment of Decision-Making Capacity in Patients With Dementia

Manuel Trachsel, PhD Helena Hermann, MSc Nikola Biller-Andorno, MD, PhD

Abstract

Decision-making capacity (DMC) is an indispensable prerequisite for medical treatment choices, including consent to treatment, treatment discontinuation, and refusal of treatment. In patients with dementia, DMC is often affected….