Anesthetic considerations in patients with Alzheimer's disease.

Abstract

Alzheimer's disease is a form of dementia that is estimated to affect approximately 3 to 4 million Americans. Given the substantial number of people affected with this disease, it is likely that anesthesiologists will encounter many patients with Alzheimer's disease. Questions as to potential problems including informed consent, drug interactions, and… (More)

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@article{Fernandez2003AnestheticCI, title={Anesthetic considerations in patients with Alzheimer's disease.}, author={Christopher R Fernandez and Aaron M Fields and T. Anne Richards and Alan David Kaye}, journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia}, year={2003}, volume={15 1}, pages={52-8} }