Clinical characteristics of mild cognitive impairment
© 2017 by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. It is crucial to delay the onset of dementia, one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity in late-life for compelling reasons (see Chapters 2, 3, 7 and 15). If it were possible to delay the onset of dementia by about 2 years, the global prevalence of AD would decrease by 22.8 million cases. Eective prevention, as well as intervention, could dramatically reduce disease onset and progression. e identication of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) contributes to the early detection and prevention eort (Petersen et al., 1999b).
Geda, Yonas E.; Krell-Roesch, Janina; Pink, Anna; Spangehl, Kathleen A.; and Petersen, Ronald C., "Clinical characteristics of mild cognitive impairment" (2017). Neurology Books and Book Chapters. 15.