The treatment of Alzheimer's disease: The approach from a clinical specialist in the Trenches

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Abstract

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, and its incidence increases with age. Treatment with cholinesterase inhibitor drugs is currently the standard of care. Several other medications and nonpharmacologic therapies are also available for the treatment of cognitive decline and other symptoms of AD. This article reviews the current recommendations for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)71-74
Number of pages4
JournalSeminars in Neurology
Volume22
Issue number1
StatePublished - Aug 1 2002

Keywords

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Cholinesterase inhibitors
  • Dementia
  • Therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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