Dementia, cognitive impairment and mortality in persons aged 65 and over living in the community: a systematic review of the literature.


BACKGROUND No recent attempt has been made to synthesise information on mortality and dementia despite the theoretical and practical interest in the topic. Our objective was to estimate the influence on mortality of cognitive impairment and dementia. METHODS Data sources were Medline, Embase, personal files and colleagues' records. Studies were considered… (More)