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Effectiveness of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors: diagnosis and severity as predictors of response in routine practice.

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BACKGROUND: Evidence from open label studies has indicated that patients with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD) do better than those with other diagnoses, including Alzheimer's disease (AD). In addition, those with dementia of moderate severity do better than those with mild severity. METHOD: Data collected for the monitoring of cholinesterase inhibitor prescribing in Oxfordshire over four years were supplemented with retrospective case notes inspection. ...

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10.1002/gps.1557

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Stroke and Geratology
Journal:
International journal of geriatric psychiatry
Volume:
21
Issue:
8
Pages:
755-760
Publication date:
2006-08-05
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EISSN:
1099-1166
ISSN:
0885-6230
URN:
uuid:001df718-d3d5-4c2c-a305-6725a94ea29b
Source identifiers:
111270
Local pid:
pubs:111270

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