Seattle Protocol

Gastroentrology A biopsy protocol for patients with high-grade dysplasia in Barrett’s oesophagus, which consists of 4-quadrant jumbo biopsies taken every 1 cm, as a means of detecting early adenocarcinoma
Psychology A constellation of evidence-based interventions based on social learning and gerontologic theory which is designed to increase the physical activity in persons with dementia and mild cognitive impairment
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This will be evaluated by using the Seattle protocol surveillance strategy that involves targeted biopsies of mucosal abnormalities, plus four-quadrant biopsies obtained at every 1 cm.
However, a variant of cognitive-behavioral therapy and pleasant events therapy, the "Seattle Protocols" was successful in reducing depression in Alzheimer's disease patients and in their caregivers, said Dr.
She and her colleagues randomized 101 patients to treatment with the Seattle Protocols intervention plus an SSRI prescribed by their own providers or to a control group of usual care (SSRI prescription with provider follow-up).
Little evidence is available regarding the effectiveness of variants of cognitive-behavioral therapy or socially supportive interventions in treating poststroke depression, but a particular variant of cognitive-behavioral therapy and pleasant events therapy called the "Seattle Protocols" was "extremely successful in reducing depression both in [depressed] Alzheimer's disease patients and in their caregivers," said Dr.
Mitchell and her colleagues randomized 101 patients to treatment with the Seattle Protocols psychosocial/behavioral intervention plus an SSRI prescribed by their own providers or to a control group of usual care (SSRI prescription with follow-up by their providers).
Among specific topics are depression, physical aspects of severe Alzheimer's Disease, cholinesterase inhibitors, the Seattle protocols for non-pharmacological treatment, and narrative ethics and ethical narratives.
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