Basic knowledge of the medication regimen correlates with performance on cognitive function tests and diagnosis of dementia in elderly patients referred to a geriatric assessment unit.

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BACKGROUND Cognitive decline and dementia are highly prevalent amongst the elderly. Medication management problems are also prevalent in this population. Although both problems coexist, the quantitative association between them has not been comprehensively analyzed. METHOD A prospective cross-sectional study of a successive cohort of 425 patients was… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000304738

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@article{SelaKatz2010BasicKO, title={Basic knowledge of the medication regimen correlates with performance on cognitive function tests and diagnosis of dementia in elderly patients referred to a geriatric assessment unit.}, author={P Sela-Katz and Ilan Rabinowitz and Inna Shugaev and G Shigorina}, journal={Gerontology}, year={2010}, volume={56 5}, pages={491-5} }