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Alzheimer's disease: proposed guidance from NICE

Byrne, Andrew, Wattis, John and Curran, Stephen (2006) Alzheimer's disease: proposed guidance from NICE. Geriatric Medicine, 36 (5). pp. 13-16. ISSN 0268-201X

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Abstract

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia in older people, with about half a million people affected in the UK1. There is no known cure and the disorder is usually terminal within three to seven years. The number of patients with dementia is estimated to double over the next 50 years2 – hence, the healthcare implications of this debilitating disorder are very significant.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Ageing and Mental Health Research Group
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2008 14:39
Last Modified: 26 May 2009 09:25
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/1020

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