The summary below is from the full reports titled “Current Pharmacologic Treatment of Dementia: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians” and “Effectiveness of Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Memantine for Treating Dementia: Evidence Review for a Clinical Practice Guideline.” They are in the 4 March 2008 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 148, pages 370-378 and pages 379-397). The first report was written by A. Qaseem, V. Snow, J.T. Cross Jr., M.A. Forciea, R. Hopkins Jr., P. Shekelle, A. Adelman, D. Mehr, K. Schellhase, D. Campos-Outcalt, P. Santaguida, D.K. Owens, and the Joint American College of Physicians/American Academy of Family Physicians Panel on Dementia; the second report was written by P. Raina, P. Santaguida, A. Ismaila, C. Patterson, D. Cowan, M. Levine, L. Booker, and M. Oremus.
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Drug Treatment for Patients with Dementia: American College of Physicians and American Academy of Family Physicians Recommendations. Ann Intern Med. ;148:I–41. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-148-5-200803040-00002
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