Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease in clinical practice

Gunhild Waldemar

in Alzheimer's Disease

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Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199569854
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191739637 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Neurology Library

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease in clinical practice

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In the current clinical criteria, the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a clinical diagnosis based on characteristic symptoms and signs, and the exclusion of other causes.

AD must be differentiated from cognitive impairment due to depression, metabolic conditions, substance abuse, and other neurodegenerative or vascular brain diseases...

Chapter.  4211 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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