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14 Teunisse S, Derix MMA, van Crevel H. Arch Neuroll991; 48: 274-7. 15 Gelinas I, Auer S. Functional autonomy. In: Gauthier S, ed. Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Alzheimer’s Disease. London: Martin Dunitz, 1996: 191-9. 16 Hughes CP, Berg L, Danziger WL, Coben LA, Martin RL. A new clinical scale for the staging ofdementia. BrJPsychiatry 1982; 140: 566-72. 17 Morris JC. The CDR current version and scoring rules. Neurology 1993; 43: 2412-14. 18 Reisberg B, Ferris SH, deLeon MJ, Crook T. The global deterioration scale for assessment of primary degenerative dementia.

Regulatory authorities appear to have defined a clinically significant response as an improvement of at least 4 points on the ADAS-Cog particularly if accompanied by an improvement (score c 4) on a global rating such as the CIBIC-Plus or at least no deterioration on the CIBIC-Plus and the ADL assessment. A 4-point decline on ADAS-Cog is roughly the decline expected in untreated patients over 6 months, although, as will be seen from Chapter 4, placebo groups in clinical trials have often shown a smaller decline than this.

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