Treatment of Alzheimer's disease: recommendations and suggestions of the Scientific Department of Cognitive Neurology and Aging of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology

Treatment of Alzheimer's disease: recommendations and suggestions of the Scientific Department of Cognitive Neurology and Aging of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology

Title: Treatment of Alzheimer's disease: recommendations and suggestions of the Scientific Department of Cognitive Neurology and Aging of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology;
Tratamento da doença de Alzheimer: recomendações e sugestões do Departamento Científico de Neurologia Cognitiva e do Envelhecimento da Academia Brasileira de Neurologia
Author Engelhardt, Eliasz Google Scholar
Brucki, Sonia Maria Dozzi Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Cavalcanti, José Luiz S Google Scholar
Forlenza, Orestes V. Google Scholar
Laks, Jerson Google Scholar
Vale, Francisco AC Google Scholar
Departamento Neurologia Cognitiva Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
IPUB
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)
Abstract The present recommendations and suggestions on Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease were elaborated by a work group constituted by participants of the IV Meeting of Researchers on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, sponsored by the Scientific Department of Cognitive Neurology and Aging of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology. They comprise topics on pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of cognitive impairment and functional decline, as well as of behavioral and psychological symptoms of this dementing disease. Several levels of evidence and of recommendations and suggestions are used for the various proposed drugs, as well as for non-pharmacological treatment, underpinned by a wide national and international bibliographical review.
Keywords Alzheimer
dementia
treatment
Language Portuguese
Date 2005-12-01
Published in Arquivos de Neuro-psiquiatria. São Paulo, SP: Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, v. 63, n. 4, p. 1104-1112, 2005.
ISSN 0004-282X (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria
Extent 1104-1112
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X2005000600035
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Review
Web of Science ID WOS:000233987900035
SciELO ID S0004-282X2005000600035 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/28568

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