Anticholinergic medication use and cognitive impairment in the older population:the medical research council cognitive function and ageing study

Fox, Chris, Richardson, Kathryn, Maidment, Ian D, Savva, George M, Matthews, Fiona E, Smithard, David, Coulton, Simon, Katona, Cornelius, Boustani, Malaz A and Brayne, Carol (2011) Anticholinergic medication use and cognitive impairment in the older population:the medical research council cognitive function and ageing study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 59 (8). pp. 1477-1483. ISSN 0002-8614

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Abstract

To determine whether the use of medications with possible and definite anticholinergic activity increases the risk of cognitive impairment and mortality in older people and whether risk is cumulative.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2011, Copyright the Authors. Journal compilation © 2011, The American Geriatrics Society.
Uncontrolled Keywords: aged,aged, 80 and over,cholinergic antagonists,cognition disorders,comorbidity,england,female,geriatric assessment,health surveys,humans,longitudinal studies,male,mental status schedule,odds ratio,prospective studies,psychometrics,risk factors,wales
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Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2013 15:06
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2020 00:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/44929
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03491.x

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