Managing a patients with Alzheimer’s disease

  • Early and accurate detection of Alzheimer’s disease is important for successful treatment.
  • Given that there is presently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, the goal of treatment is to improve, stabilize, or slow the cognitive, functional, and behavioral decline.
  • Pharmacologic treatments for Alzheimer’s disease recommended by the American Academy of Neurology include the cholinesterase (ChE) inhibitors as a treatment standard and vitamin E (1000 IU p.o. b.i.d.) as a treatment guideline