Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia: 60–80% are afflicted with dementia.
AD is a progressive, irreversible, degenerative neurologic disease that results in neu...
Optimize treatment of risk factors and associated comorbid conditions (e.g., hearing and vision loss).
Assess environment for safety/security; avoid sudden changes to environm...
Review all health conditions and medications, including over-the-counters, vitamins, and supplements.
Healthy lifestyle: exercise, nutr...
G30 Alzheimer’s disease
G30.1 Alzheimer’s disease with late onset
G30.9 Alzheimer’s disease, unspecified
G31.84 Mild cognitive impairment, so stated
G30.0 Alzheimer’s disease with early onset
AD is very common, >32% in those >85 years, and greatly underdiagnosed.
Imaging not needed for diagnosis for typical AD
Early diagnosis allows advance care planning (e.g., advanced...
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