Dementia case finding method using Community based Health workers in Rural Areas of Central India

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Prakash B Behere et al.

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This was a WHO sponsored project, with the aims to develop, implement and assess the practicability of a novel method of dementia case-finding for India. 1) Estimating the sensitivity (Proportion of true dementia cases correctly Identified) of the community case-finding procedure. 2) Estimating the false positive rate (Proportion of dementia non-cases incorrectly nominated as suffering from dementia) of the community case-finding procedure.3) Estimating the positive predictive value (proportion of nominated cases who do indeed have dementia) of the community case-finding procedure. Anganwadi workers (A.W.) were given training to screen dementia patients in community. Out of 8 Talukas in the Wardha District, the Deoli district was selected for the survey.

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Prakash B Behere et al. (2021). Dementia case finding method using Community based Health workers in Rural Areas of Central India. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 3828- 3844. Retrieved from http://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/495
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