The role of general practitioners in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease: a multinational survey.

@article{Wilkinson2004TheRO,
  title={The role of general practitioners in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease: a multinational survey.},
  author={David G Wilkinson and Christopher D. Stave and Denis J. Keohane and O Vincenzino},
  journal={The Journal of international medical research},
  year={2004},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={
          149-59
        }
}
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a growing healthcare problem. Early diagnosis and effective treatment would benefit patients and caregivers, as well as having economic implications. We conducted a survey of 741 caregivers of patients with AD in Australia, France, Italy, Spain and the UK to assess the current situation regarding the diagnosis and treatment of AD in routine clinical practice. The average time from when symptoms were first noticed by the caregiver to making the first doctor's… CONTINUE READING
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