TITLE

2008 - Review: Long-term annual conversion rate to dementia was 3.3% in older adults with mild cognitive impairment

AUTHOR(S)
Burke, David
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;4/21/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 4, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses long-term rate of conversion to dementia in older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Studies examining the progression of MCI were evaluated to know the rate of conversion to dementia in patients with MCI. It was found that the cumulative conversion rate to dementia was 31% and to Alzheimer disease was 33%. So, in older adults with mild cognitive impairment the annual conversion rate to dementia was 3.3% in the period of 10 years..
ACCESSION #
39257768

 

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