Prevalence, resource utilization and costs of vascular dementia compared to Alzheimer's dementia in a population setting.

@article{Sicras2005PrevalenceRU,
  title={Prevalence, resource utilization and costs of vascular dementia compared to Alzheimer's dementia in a population setting.},
  author={Antoni Sicras and Javier Rejas and Susan dR Arco and Emilio Alvarez Flores and Gezzer Ortega and Ana Esparcia and Andr{\'e}s Suarez and Miriam Gordillo},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 5-6},
  pages={305-15}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of dementia and to measure the monetary impact and health resources utilization of vascular dementia (VD) compared to Alzheimer's dementia (AD) in persons aged over 64 years in a population setting. METHODS Retrospective, cross-sectional study. In the initial phase, information was obtained on specific clinical characteristics from the subjects with an active diagnosis of dementia. The second phase consisted of a clinical evaluation and validation of the… CONTINUE READING
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