Survival after Initial Diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease

@article{Larson2004SurvivalAI,
  title={Survival after Initial Diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease},
  author={Eric B. Larson and M F Shadlen and Li Wang and Wayne C. McCormick and James D Bowen and Linda Teri and Walter A Kukull},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={140},
  pages={501-509}
}
Context The prognosis in patients with Alzheimer disease may be associated with specific patient characteristics observed shortly after diagnosis. Contribution Severity of initial cognitive impairment and deterioration in the Mini-Mental State Examination score during the first year after diagnosis were strongly associated with decreased survival. Men had shorter survival than women across all age groups. Frontal lobe release signs, gait disturbances, falling, congestive heart failure, and… 
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