Excess Costs Associated with Possible Misdiagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease Among Patients with Vascular Dementia in a UK CPRD Population

Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 2016 05. doi: 10.3233/JAD-150685

Prior diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) among patients later diagnosed with vascular dementia (VaD) has been associated with excess costs, suggesting potential benefits of earlier rule-out of AD diagnosis.

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Happich M, Kirson NY, Desai U, King S, Birnbaum HG, Reed C, Belger M, Lenox-Smith A, Price D.