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Alzheimer's Disease in Physicians - Assessing Professional Competence and Tempering Stigma

Miércoles, Septiembre 12, 2018
Dr. Redd, a 76-year-old practicing physician, sought help for memory loss at an Alzheimer’s disease research center. After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, she became distressed when she was instructed to stop working immediately. Abrupt retirement would leave patients in her highly subspecialized practice without care. She obtained a second opinion through the New York state Committee for Physician Health, an advocacy group.