Supportive approaches for Alzheimer disease.

Published

Journal Article

Alzheimer disease (AD) accounts for most dementia diagnoses. Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and antipsychotics are first-line drug therapies for cognitive decline and to manage neuropsychiatric symptoms, respectively. Because AD is relentlessly progressive, NPs will need to provide long-term support to patients and their caregivers.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Davis, NJ; Hendrix, CC; Superville, JG

Published Date

  • August 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 36 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 22 - 29

PubMed ID

  • 21747305

Pubmed Central ID

  • 21747305

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-8662

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0361-1817

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.npr.0000399724.54519.ae

Language

  • eng