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An Updated Systematic Review of the Impact of Medications with Anti-Cholinergic Activity on Cognitive function and Mortality

  • At: Dublin (Ireland) (2013)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: MAIDMENT, Ian (Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom)
  • Co-author(s): Chan, W.Y. (UEA, Norwich, United Kingdom)
    Bua, N. (UEA, Norwich, United Kingdom)
    Glover, M. (UEA, Norwich, United Kingdom)
    Koopmans, I. (UEA, Norwich, United Kingdom)
    Kwok, C.S. (UEA, Norwich, United Kingdom)
    Myint, P. (UEA, Norwich, United Kingdom)
    Campbell, N. (Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, United States of America)
    Boustani, M. (Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, United States of America)
    Fox, Chris (UEA, Norwich, United Kingdom)
  • Abstract:

    I. Background

    Approximately 18% of older (+/- 65) adults suffer with mild cognitive impairment and more than half will progress to dementia within 5 years. Primary prevention may be by recognition of the true burden of anticholinergic drugs on cognition and avoidance wherever possible. This project aimed to systematically review the literature to


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