Alzheimer’s disease

  title={Alzheimer’s disease},
  author={A. Burns and S. Iliffe},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • A. Burns, S. Iliffe
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • In this, the second of two review articles about dementia, we focus on Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common cause of dementia. Dementia is a clinical syndrome characterised by a cluster of symptoms and signs manifested by difficulties in memory, disturbances in language, psychological and psychiatric changes, and impairments in activities of daily living. Alzheimer’s disease is a specific disease that affects about 6% of the population aged over 65 and increases in incidence with age… CONTINUE READING
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