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Term: Alzheimer / Dementia Disorders

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2010-10-05


"Alzheimer's disease (AD) ... is the most common form of dementia." ( Wikipedia - Alzheimer's disease - accessed October 5, 2010).

See MedlinePlus® Health Topics - Alzheimer's Disease(AD) for more information.

MCHP has used the following ICD-9-CM codes to identify dementia: 290-292, 294, 331, and 797.

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  • Menec V, MacWilliam L, Soodeen R, Mitchell L. The Health and Health Care Use of Manitoba's Seniors: Have They Changed Over Time? Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2002. [Report] [Summary] [Additional Materials] (View)

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