LBDA

Professional Brief: New DLB Diagnostic Criteria

Newly updated in 2017, the diagnostic criteria for dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) now allows healthcare providers the ability to diagnose the disorder based on their patients’ individualized clinical presentation and biomarker profile.

LBDA’s newest publication, Professional Brief:  New DLB Diagnostic Criteria, highlights

  • Key changes in the criteria
  • Core and supportive clinical features of DLB
  • Indicative and supportive biomarkers of DLB
  • Criteria for probable and possible DLB
  • Exclusion criteria
  • How to differentiate between DLB and Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD)
  • Tips for assessing symptoms of DLB in the primary care setting

Download and read Professional Brief: New DLB Diagnostic Criteria 

Also newly updated for clinical use: LBDA’s Patient Checklist for Diagnostic Symptoms