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Blood pressure, dementia and Alzheimer's disease: the OPTIMA longitudinal study.

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BACKGROUND/AIMS: Studies on the relation between blood pressure (BP), dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD) have yielded inconsistent results, showing an association with high or low BP, or no association with BP. The study was designed to look at the longitudinal effect of BP on cognitive function. METHODS: Participants were part of the OPTIMA longitudinal study of patients with dementia and agematched cognitively healthy controls. The Cambridge Cognitive Examination (CAMCOG) and BP were me...

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Publisher copy:
10.1159/000230877

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Williams, J More by this author
Wilcock, G More by this author
Journal:
Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders
Volume:
28
Issue:
1
Pages:
70-74
Publication date:
2009
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EISSN:
1421-9824
ISSN:
1420-8008
URN:
uuid:54515277-afa1-4880-842d-aaf170b970fc
Source identifiers:
60831
Local pid:
pubs:60831

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