Predicting time to nursing home care and death in individuals with Alzheimer disease.

@article{Stern1997PredictingTT,
  title={Predicting time to nursing home care and death in individuals with Alzheimer disease.},
  author={Yaakov Stern and Ming Tang and Marilyn S. Albert and Jason Brandt and Diane M. Jacobs and Karen Bell and Karen S. Marder and Mary C Sano and D. P. Devanand and Steven M. Albert and Frederick W Bylsma and Wei Yann Tsai},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1997},
  volume={277 10},
  pages={806-12}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop and validate an approach that uses clinical features that can be determined in a standard patient visit to estimate the length of time before an individual patient with Alzheimer disease (AD) requires care equivalent to nursing home placement or dies. DESIGN Prospective cohort study of 236 patients, followed up semiannually for up to… CONTINUE READING