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Methodological issues in a cluster-randomized trial to prevent dementia by intensive vascular care
Objectives: Description of methodological issues in a trial designed to evaluate if a multi-component intervention aimed at vascular risk factors can prevent dementia.; Design, Setting and Participants: Multi-center, open, cluster-randomized controlled clinical trial (preDIVA) including 3535 non-demented subjects aged 70-78, executed in primary practice and coordinated from one academic hospital. General practices are randomized to […]
Effects of rivastigmine on common symptomatology of Alzheimer’s disease (EXPLORE)
Objective: To evaluate, in a real-world clinical setting, the efficacy of rivastigmine in the management of six symptoms commonly associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD).; Methods: This was a naturalistic, prospective, open-label, multi-centre, post-marketing, observational study. Data were collected by the participating study physicians at their practices across Canada. Subjects had a clinical diagnosis of mild-to-moderate […]
Cued recall and other cognitive tasks to facilitate dementia recognition in primary care
Objectives: To compare the accuracy of commonly used tasks with that of the Visual Association Test (VAT), a conceptually different test involving cued recall of pictorial stimuli, in the recognition of dementia within primary care.; Design: A cross-sectional diagnostic study of concurrent validity.; Setting: Twenty-nine German primary care practices.; Participants: Four hundred twenty-three individuals in […]