United States medical students’ knowledge of Alzheimer disease

  title={United States medical students’ knowledge of Alzheimer disease},
  author={Brian J. Nagle and Paula M. Usita and Steven Edland},
  booktitle={Journal of educational evaluation for health professions},
PURPOSE A knowledge gap exists between general physicians and specialists in diagnosing and managing Alzheimer disease (AD). This gap is concerning due to the estimated rise in prevalence of AD and cost to the health care system. Medical school is a viable avenue to decrease the gap, educating future physicians before they specialize. The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge level of students in their first and final years of medical school. METHODS Fourteen participating United… CONTINUE READING

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