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Appropriate disclosure of a diagnosis of dementia: identifying the key behaviours of 'best practice'

Jan Lecouturier1*, Claire Bamford2, Julian C Hughes3, Jillian J Francis4, Robbie Foy2, Marie Johnston5 and Martin P Eccles2

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, The Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2 Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

3 Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

4 Health Services Research Unit, Health Sciences Building, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK

5 School of Psychology, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, William Guild Building, University of Aberdeen, UK

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BMC Health Services Research 2008, 8:95  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-95

Published: 1 May 2008

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Summary list of behaviours and sources in disclosing a diagnosis of dementia; this file lists all (220) behaviours identified and their source.

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