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  1. Time until institutionalization and death in patients with dementia : role of caregiver training and risk factors.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective.-To determine which variables best predict prognosis-time to nursing home admission (NHA) and death-in patients with dementia.

    Design.-Survival analysis employing the Cox proportional hazards model with the use of risk variables pertaining to dementia severity and its rate of progression and caregiver functioning.

    Setting.-Patients and their caregivers participating in a controlled intervention study of training for caregivers in home management of dementia.

    Participants.-Patients with mild Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition-defined dementia (N=91; 68 patients with Alzheimer-type dementia, 20 with vascular dementia, and three with other types) and their caregivers.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Démence Alzheimer, Indice gravité, Démence, Modèle Cox, Système nerveux pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Maladie dégénérative, Evolution, Institution spécialisée, Système nerveux central pathologie, Pronostic, Survie, Facteur risque, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alzheimer disease, Severity score, Dementia, Cox model, Nervous system diseases, Cerebral disorder, Degenerative disease, Evolution, Specialized institution, Prognosis, Survival, Risk factor, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0489412

    Code Inist : 002B17A01. Création : 199406.