[The Epidemiology of Dementia and Alzheimer Disease in Portugal: Estimations of Prevalence and Treatment-Costs].

@article{Santana2015TheEO,
  title={[The Epidemiology of Dementia and Alzheimer Disease in Portugal: Estimations of Prevalence and Treatment-Costs].},
  author={Isabel Santana and Fatima Farinha and Sandra Freitas and V{\'i}tor H N Rodrigues and {\AA}lvaro Carvalho},
  journal={Acta medica portuguesa},
  year={2015},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={
          182-8
        }
}
INTRODUCTION The incidence and prevalence of global dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD) increase with age, almost doubling every five years after the sixth decade of life. Demographic aging is a reality in Portugal, being expectable that the number of dementia cases also increases. Even so, dementia-epidemiological data in Portugal is scarce and cost-of-illness studies are almost inexistent. Our aims were to obtain up-to-date information about the prevalence of dementia/ Alzheimer's disease… CONTINUE READING

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