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Managing patients with dementia - DDU journal CPD

Now that you've read the article, 'Managing patients with dementia' in the DDU journal, test your knowledge of the subject by answering the following true-or-false questions.

If you score 80% or more, you'll be directed to the certificate page worth one hour of CPD. Make sure to add your name at the start of the test so it's included on your certificate.

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So we can give you a CPD certificate, please tell us a little about you:
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Which of these best describes you: *This question is required.

Mark each of the following true or false:

1. It's estimated that there will be over 3 million people living with dementia in Britain by the middle of the 21st century. *This question is required.
2. Good dental health in dementia patients extends only to the clinical benefits. *This question is required.
3. The side effects of some drugs often prescribed to elderly patients can exacerbate dental issues. *This question is required.
4. Patients with dementia will be consistently confused and lack understanding. *This question is required.
5. It's better to try and complete a treatment or procedure, even if the patient becomes distressed. *This question is required.
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