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Any examples of diagnoses, therapies or rehabilitation procedures based on patients writing code?

For various neurological or psychiatric conditions, treatments and rehabilitation procedures have been developed that try to stimulate affected functionalities, e.g. music therapy or chess play for ...
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Is the “Clock Drawing Test” for encephalitis assessed in the same way as screening for dementia?

The Clock Drawing Test (CDT) is quite pervasive in the field of neuropsychology "quickly assess[ing] visuospatial and praxis abilities, and may determine the presence of both attention and executive ...
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Need help with Dementia Hackathon Idea (Professionals experienced with dealing with Dementia patients appreicated!)

Me and my team are planning to go to a Dementia based Hackathon early March and since this is our first actual hackathon we were wondering if you could provide some advice regarding our idea. Here's ...
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Dementia Nursing Home Fines?

I'm looking for a nursing home for my grandmother with dementia. I found a nice review site and I noticed that many of the nursing homes received fines from Medicare. Why is this? http://review....