Clinical characteristics of mild cognitive impairment

Yonas E. Geda, Janina Krell-Roesch, Anna Pink, Kathleen A. Spangehl, Ronald C. Petersen

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Abstract

It is crucial to delay the onset of dementia, one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity in late-life for compelling reasons (see Chapters 2, 3, 7 and 15). If it were possible to delay the onset of dementia by about 2 years, the global prevalence of AD would decrease by 22.8 million cases. Eective prevention, as well as intervention, could dramatically reduce disease onset and progression. e identication of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) contributes to the early detection and prevention eort (Petersen et al., 1999b).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDementia, Fifth Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Pages426-438
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781498703116
ISBN (Print)9781498703123
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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