2019, Number 1
The students of medicine perception’s about the way that they receive the knowledge in relation to dementia
PDF size: 504.17 Kb.
ABSTRACTObjective: to know the perception of the medicine students about the form in that they receive their knowledge in relation to dementia.
Methods: it was carried out a descriptive study of traverse court, in the Faculty of Medical Sciences Finlay-Albarrán UCMH in the period of time of January of the 2016 until July of the 2016. The universe was constituted by 34 students of 6th year of the medicine career, which were interviewed about the form that they have received the knowledge on the dementia syndrome as a problem of health, the way that they receive this knowledge in its curricular formation, its selft-evaluation in relation to they competence in the diagnosis and follow up of a patient with memory complaints and the level of knowledge regarding the legal and ethical problems that surround this peoples.
Results: 82,4% considered that they had not received the necessary information in the medicine career in relation to the dementia, 64,7% manifested not to have the enough ability to diagnose a patient with cognitive impairment, 67,6% ignored the follow up of these patients in family doctor’s role 61,7% ignored the legal problems related with the attention to a patient with this illness.
Conclusions: most of the students referred not have acquired the necessary knowledge in connection to dementia, they didn’t feel prepared for the diagnosis and follow up of people’s with memory complaints and they recognized to have little information about the medico-legal problems that surround these patients.
Prince M, Acosta D, Ferri CP, Guerra M, Huang Y, Llibre Rodriguez JJ.Dementia incidence and mortality in middleincome countries, and associations with indicators of cognitive reserve: a 10/66 Dementia Research Group populationbased cohort study Lancet. 2012 Jul 7;380(9836):50-8 disponible en: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/ S0140673612603997/pdfft?md5=971c120a81fde46a0c601d7b39b3470c&pid=1-s2.0-S0140673612603997-main.pdf
Sousa RM, Ferri CP, Acosta D, Albanese E, Guerra M, Llibre Rodriguez J et all; Contribution of chronic diseases to disability in elderly people in countries with low and middle incomes: a 10/66DementiaResearchGrouppopulation-basedsurvey. Lancet.2009 Nov 28; 374(9704):1821-30. [citado 2013 feb 24] Disponible en: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/ PMC2854331/
Pérez V, Nolla N, Alerm A. Competencias del especialista en medicina general integral para la atención exitosa del síndrome demencial. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [revista en la Internet]. 2010 Dic [citado 2013 Ene 15]; 26(4): 656-664. Disponible en: http://scielo.sld.cu/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0864-21252010000400008&lng=es.
Jones R, Mackell J, Berthet K, Knox S . Assessing attitudes and behaviours surrounding Alzheimer’s disease in Europe: key findings of the Important Perspectives on Alzheimer’s Care and Treatment (IMPACT) survey. J Nutr Health Aging. 14(7) 525-530 [citado 2013 Ene 15]; disponible en: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20818466
Martin Ph, Tamblyn R, Tannenbaum C An educational intervention to reduce the use of potentially inappropriate medications among olderadults (EMPOWER study): protocolfor a clusterrandomized trial. Trial. 2013; 14: 28 disponible en: http://trialsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1745-6215-14-80
Jones R, Mackell J, Berthet K, Knox S . Assessing attitudes and behaviours surrounding Alzheimer’s disease in Europe: key findings of the Important Perspectives on Alzheimer’s Care and Treatment (IMPACT) survey. J Nutr Health Aging. 14(7) 525-530 disponible en: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20818466
Gordon A, Blundell A, DhesJ , Forrester-Patton C, Forrester-Patton J, MIitchell H et all. UK medical teaching about ageing is improving but there is still work to be done: the Second National Survey of Undergraduate Teaching in Ageing and Geriatric Medicine. Age and Ageing 2014; 43: 293–297 Disponible en: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/ PMC3927775/