Effects of a flexible galantamine dose in Alzheimer's disease: a randomised, controlled trial

Rockwood, K.; Mintzer, J.; Truyen, L.; Wessel, T.; Wilkinson, D.
November 2001
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Nov2001, p589
Academic Journal
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