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
Brucki, Sonia Maria Dozzi [UNIFESP]
Cavalcanti, José Luiz S
Forlenza, Orestes V.
Vale, Francisco AC
Departamento Neurologia Cognitiva
Is part ofArquivos de Neuro-psiquiatria
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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.
CitationArquivos de Neuro-psiquiatria. São Paulo, SP: Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, v. 63, n. 4, p. 1104-1112, 2005.
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