Chapter III.2. Alzheimer's Disease

  1. Nawab Qizilbash MBChB, MRCP, MSc, DPhil (Oxon)1,2
  1. David Knopman,
  2. Karen Ritchie,
  3. Catherine Polge,
  4. Irina Alafuzoff and
  5. Hilkka Soininen

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752340.ch19

Evidence-based Dementia Practice

Evidence-based Dementia Practice

How to Cite

Knopman, D., Ritchie, K., Polge, C., Alafuzoff, I. and Soininen, H. (2003) Alzheimer's Disease, in Evidence-based Dementia Practice (ed N. Qizilbash), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752340.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Visiting Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Hospital Universitario GM-Cantoblanco, 280049 Madrid, Spain

  2. 2

    Member of Green College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632052967

Online ISBN: 9780470752340

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Keywords:

  • Alzheimer's disease;
  • cases;
  • elicit drugs;
  • neurology;
  • conversations

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Vignette

  • Methodology for selection of articles cited in the sections on presentation and natural history of AD

  • Presentation of AD

  • Age of onset

  • Natural history

  • Stages of AD

  • Introduction

  • Risk factors and protective factors

  • Mortality and survival

  • Prevalence

  • Incidence

  • Dementia-free life expectancy

  • Rates of institutionalization

  • Dementia and disability

  • Neuropathological analysis

  • Pathogenesis