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Alzheimer Disease

DSM-5 Changes: Neurocognitive Disorders

The new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5) has a number of changes to neurocognitive disorders, including Alzheimer’s dementia and delirium. This article outlines some of the major changes to these conditions. According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), the...
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Alzheimer Disease

Comparing Cholinesterase Inhibitors

If you were in TCR’s editorial offices, surrounded by boxes of articles about acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (AChEI’s), you would quickly develop a sinking sensation. Not because the articles are so boring (though, in fact, they are); rather, because the pharmaceutical hype-sters are back on parade...
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Can Your Older Patient Drive Safely?

Approximately 22 million older adults (78%) have valid drivers’ licenses, and the number will grow until 2029 as the baby boomer generation This dramatic change in demographics will be reflected in the driving population, so there will be a greater need for cost-effective...
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