Makoto Iwamoto

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AIM The aim of this study was to develop a simple diagnostic procedure for subjects at high risk of developing dementia using the Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR), which is applicable to community-based activities. METHODS This study divided 252 community-dwelling elderly with a CDR score of 0.5 into two groups based on the presence or absence of cognitive(More)
Background. A new public long-term care (LTC) insurance was launched in 2000 in Japan. However, there have been few studies involving factors that increase LTC costs of demented subjects; no follow-up studies involving the Government-Certified Index (GCI) and requisite costs related to the causes of dementia. Method. An epidemiological survey was conducted(More)
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