American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Guideline Summary for Patients and Their Families: Alzheimer's Disease

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American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Guideline Summary for Patients and Their Families: Alzheimer's Disease

Description

This tool, developed by the American Academy of Neurology, provides guidelines that summarize the best research on recognizing, diagnosing, and providing treatment options for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.

This tool addresses the following topics:

  • How can you recognize Alzheimer’s disease?
  • How does a doctor diagnose Alzheimer’s disease?
  • What are the treatment and care options available today?
  • Where can you find more resources?
  • The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease

Developer:

American Academy of Neurology

Funding Sources:

American Academy of Neurology

History

Release Date: 2001
Original Summary: September 2004
Last Updated: 07/31/13

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