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Treatment practices of mild cognitive impairment in California Alzheimer's Disease Centers.

Authors
  • Weinstein, Andrea M
  • Barton, Cynthia
  • Ross, Leslie
  • Kramer, Joel H
  • Yaffe, Kristine
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2009
Volume
57
Issue
4
Pages
686–690
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02200.x
PMID: 19392962
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study suggests that patients with MCI are frequently being treated with "off label" cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine, as well as other possible cognition-enhancing drugs. Further investigation of the effect of treatment patterns on the clinical course of MCI is needed.

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