A Cohort Study of Healthcare Utilization in Older Adults with Undiagnosed Dementia

Lee, Sei J.; Larson, Eric B.; Dublin, Sascha; Walker, Rod; Marcum, Zachary; Barnes, Deborah
January 2018
JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jan2018, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which examined the rates of healthcare utilization among patients who developed dementia while enrolled in the Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) research between 1994 and 2014. The variables considered include patients with diagnosed and undiagnosed dementia, number of outpatient visits, emergency department visits and hospitalizations. The correlation between dementia and comorbidity is assessed.


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