Effects of cholinesterase inhibitors on visual attention in drivers with Alzheimer disease.

@article{Daiello2010EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of cholinesterase inhibitors on visual attention in drivers with Alzheimer disease.},
  author={Lori A Daiello and Brian R. Ott and Elena K. Festa and Michael Wayne Friedman and Lindsay A. Miller and William C. Heindel},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={245-51}
}
OBJECTIVE We conducted a combined observational cohort and case-control study in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) to assess the effects of acetylcholinesterase inhibitor (ChEI) treatment on cognitive functions important for driving. METHODS Performance of 24 outpatients with newly diagnosed (untreated) early-stage AD was compared before beginning ChEI (pre-ChEI) and after 3 months of therapy (post-ChEI) on a set of computerized tests of visual attention and executive function administered… CONTINUE READING
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