Drugs with anticholinergic properties and cognitive performance in the elderly: results from the PAQUID Study.

@article{LechevallierMichel2005DrugsWA,
  title={Drugs with anticholinergic properties and cognitive performance in the elderly: results from the PAQUID Study.},
  author={Nathalie Lechevallier-Michel and Mathi{\'e}u Molimard and Jean-François Dartigues and C. Fabrigoule and Annie Fourrier-R{\'e}glat},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={143-51}
}
OBJECTIVES To measure the association between the use of drugs with anticholinergic properties and cognitive performance in an elderly population, the PAQUID cohort. METHODS The sample studied was composed of 1780 subjects aged 70 and older, living at home in South western France. Data on socio-demographic characteristics, medical history and drug use were collected using a standardized questionnaire. Cognitive performance was assessed using the following neuropsychological tests: the Mini… CONTINUE READING

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