Clinical issues in current drug therapy for dementia.

  title={Clinical issues in current drug therapy for dementia.},
  author={Hans F{\"o}rstl},
  journal={Alzheimer disease and associated disorders},
  volume={14 Suppl 1},
  • Hans Förstl
  • Published 2000 in Alzheimer disease and associated disorders
Dementia resulting from Alzheimer disease is one of the most prevalent medical problems. Elaborate expert guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer disease do not always take sufficient account of the resources available in general practice. The focus on pure Alzheimer disease can be inappropriate for the large proportion of mixed dementia cases in old age. Because of such guidelines, treatment with modern and effective drugs is often delayed until conservative dementia criteria… CONTINUE READING