Treatment guidelines for Alzheimer's disease: redefining perceptions in primary care.

@article{Geldmacher2007TreatmentGF,
  title={Treatment guidelines for Alzheimer's disease: redefining perceptions in primary care.},
  author={David S. Geldmacher},
  journal={Primary care companion to the Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          113-21
        }
}
BACKGROUND Current treatment guidelines for Alzheimer's disease (AD) do not reflect more recently collected data on therapeutic outcomes other than cognitive function and memory, and this has led to a limited understanding of the value of drug therapy in AD. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the need to revise treatment guidelines for AD, to review data that have become available since the publication of current guidelines, and to communicate how existing guidelines and relevant new data can be valuable… CONTINUE READING

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