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Alzheimer's Disease: A Medical Companion

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 18 November 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1378
  1. Bob Woods

    Alistair Burns, Robert Howard, William Pettit Blackwell Science, pounds sterling19.50, pp 159 ISBN 0 632 03731 8

    Alzheimer's disease is rarely out of the news these days, whether through the revelations of public figures such as Ronald Reagan or Lord Wilson being affected (or not, in the case of Ernest Saunders) or the furore over the decision not to license tacrine for use in the United Kingdom. Public awareness has risen dramatically over the past decade, and Professor Burns and his colleagues have produced an authoritative, attractive, well designed monograph which should help general practitioners to keep abreast of the many developments influencing the diagnosis and management of patients …

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