Research Using the NACC Database

Inappropriate Drug Use among Community-Dwelling Elders with Dementia 

   Lead Investigator:    Denys Lau
   Institution      :    University of Illinois at Chicago
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   Proposal ID      :    34

Publications: 1 Mercaldo N , Harris AT, Weintraub S, Lau DT Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use Among Community-Dwelling Elderly Patients With Dementia In US Alzheimer's Disease Centers 2008 Abstract 136th Annual Conference, Gerontological Health Section ,
2 Lau DT, Mercaldo ND , Harris AT, Trittschuh E, Shega J and Weintraub S Polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medication use among community-dwelling elders with dementia Journal Article Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord,24:56-63,2010,PMC2837122
3 Lau DT, Mercaldo ND , Rademakers R, Shega J, Weintraub S Cognitive, functional, and behavioral decline associated with polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medication use in community-dwelling elders with and without dementia 2009 Abstract American Public Health Association, 137th Annual Conference Philadelphia, PA ,
4 Lau DT, Mercaldo ND , Shega JW, Rademaker A, Weintraub S Functional decline associated with polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medications in community-dwelling older adults with dementia Journal Article Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen,26:606-615,2011,PMC3298080
5 Weintraub S, Mercaldo N , Harris A, Lau D Polypharmacy among Community-Dwelling Elderly Patients with Dementia: Analysis of the National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center Uniform Data Set Abstract Alzheimers Dement,4:T454,2008,

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NACC is funded by the National Institute on Aging (UO1 AG016976) and located in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health, Walter A. Kukull, Ph.D., Director. Copyright© 2010 University of Washington.