Attention deficits in Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia

  title={Attention deficits in Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia},
  author={Bernadette McGuinness and Suzanne Lucia Barrett and David Craig and John T. Lawson and Anthony Peter Passmore},
  journal={Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery \& Psychiatry},
  pages={157 - 159}
Objective To compare the performance of patients with mild–moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) and vascular dementia (VaD) on tests of information processing and attention. Method Patients with AD (n=75) and VaD (n=46) were recruited from a memory clinic along with dementia-free participants (n=28). They underwent specific tests of attention from the Cognitive Drug Research battery, and pen and paper tests including Colour Trails A and B and Stroop. All patients had a CT brain scan that was… 

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