Long-term cognitive and functional decline in late onset Alzheimer's disease: therapeutic implications.

@article{Holmes2003LongtermCA,
  title={Long-term cognitive and functional decline in late onset Alzheimer's disease: therapeutic implications.},
  author={Clive Holmes and Simon Lovestone},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2003},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={200-4}
}
BACKGROUND National Institute of Clinical Excellence guidelines advocate the use of the Mini-Mental Test Examination and a functional assessment as a means of measuring treatment response. However, there is little knowledge of the change expected in those with Alzheimer's disease in clinical practice. OBJECTIVE to describe the long-term variability of the Mini-Mental Test Examination and Blessed Dementia Rating Scale. METHOD 374 Alzheimer's disease patients referred to psychiatric services… CONTINUE READING

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