Lewy body dementia features

SHACK

  • Stiffness, rigidity and movement difficulties e.g. in bed
  • Hallucinations – visual or auditory
  • Antipsychotic sensitivity e.g. to sedation and EPSE
  • Cognitive impairment which fluctuates (think delirium-like picture)
  • Klumsiness – falls

VIP

  • Visual hallucinations
  • Inattention, fluctuating course
  • Parkinsonism
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