Pharmacological Treatments (NHS Evidence, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Annual Evidence Update 2010)

Abstract

The 2010 Annual Evidence Update (AEU) , produced by NHS Evidence,  gives an overview of the most important evidence published during the period March 2009 – September 2010.

This section of the AEU summarises important new evidence from reviews about pharmacological treatments for dementia. Evidence is grouped into categories on:

  • Treatment of mild cognitive impairment and delaying of the progression to Alzheimer’s Disease (9 refs).
  • Treatment for the symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease (23 refs)
  • Prevention of falls in Alzheimer’s patients (1 ref).
  • Reviews of adverse events and common complications (9 refs).

Read more: NHS Evidence – Later life – Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Annual Evidence Update 2010: Pharmacological Treatments.

Reference

2010 Annual Evidence Update on Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. NHS Evidence: Later Life, September 13th 2010.

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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