Impediments to Timely Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease in African Americans

@article{Clark2005ImpedimentsTT,
  title={Impediments to Timely Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease in African Americans},
  author={P. Clark and N. Kutner and F. Goldstein and Susan Peterson-Hazen and Vanessa Garner and Rebecca H Zhang and T. Bowles},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={53}
}
The purpose of this study was to identify early patterns of care for Alzheimer's disease (AD) in a cohort of African‐American patients and their caregivers presenting at an inner city clinic and a suburban memory assessment clinic. Caregivers (N=79) of patients diagnosed with probable AD were interviewed. Data were collected about the delay from noticing first AD signs until recognition that a problem existed and delay from problem recognition until first physician consultation. Patients and… Expand

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