Occurrence of medical co-morbidity in mild cognitive impairment: implications for generalisation of MCI research

Blossom C M Stephan, Carol Brayne, George M Savva, Fiona E Matthews, Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study

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    diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) typically excludes individuals with medical co-morbidity. Interest in MCI screening raises the questions of what are the best criteria to identify a representative sample and what factors are associated with MCI progression to dementia.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)501-7
    Number of pages7
    JournalAge and Ageing
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011


    • Age Factors
    • Aged
    • Aging
    • Analysis of Variance
    • Anemia
    • Biomedical Research
    • Chi-Square Distribution
    • Cognition
    • Cognition Disorders
    • Comorbidity
    • Dementia
    • Disease Progression
    • Female
    • Great Britain
    • Humans
    • Logistic Models
    • Male
    • Prevalence
    • Risk Assessment
    • Risk Factors
    • Severity of Illness Index
    • Time Factors

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