Cost of dementia in the pre-enlargement countries of the European Union.

  title={Cost of dementia in the pre-enlargement countries of the European Union.},
  author={Ram{\'o}n Luengo-Fern{\'a}ndez and Jos{\'e} Leal and Alastair M Gray},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  volume={27 1},
Dementia has a significant impact on the health and social care systems of the European Union (EU), on patients, on family and friends who provide unpaid care, and on the wider economy and society. Information about its economic burden will be helpful when deciding the allocation of future research funds. We included the 15 countries who were members of the EU (EU-15) before the Eastern enlargement in 2004. The economic burden of dementia was estimated using patient-level studies and aggregate… CONTINUE READING
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