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Q What are the effects of donepezil on activities of daily living, and social functioning in people with moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease, and what are the effects on caregiver burden?
Randomised controlled trial.
Follow up period:
32 centres in Canada (22), Australia (6) and France (4).
290 people with moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease (assessed using National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Strokes-Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association criteria), with a committed caregiver, living in the community or in assisted living facilities. Participants had standardised Mini-Mental State Examination (sMMSE) scores of 5 to 17; mean age 73 years (donepezil group), and 74 years (placebo group). Exclusions: requiring 24 hour skilled nursing care; confinement to wheelchair; and taking medications with cholinomimetic or …
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