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The planning of appropriate medical and social care in dementia

Marcel GM Olde-Rikkert, Irena Draskovic and Myrra Vernooij-Dassen

in Alzheimer's Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199569854
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191739637 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199569854.003.0011

Series: Oxford Neurology Library

The planning of appropriate medical and social care in dementia

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Alzheimer’s disease is probably caused by multiple disease processes that occur simultaneously, have a long preclinical history, and together cause a clinically significant decline of cognitive reserve

The cognitive reserve theory is an attractive simple theory that may enable clinicians and researcher to formulate innovative research questions, however it still requires an evidence base...

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Subjects: Neurology

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