This publication is provided for historical reference only and the information may be out of date.
Acknowledgments: The authors thank the following individuals: for help with literature search and retrieval, Connie Schardt; for statistical support, Victor Hasselblad, Ph.D.; for assistance in the preparation of evidence tables, Remy Coeytaux, M.D., Ph.D.; Jennifer McDuffie, Ph.D.; Ravi Dhurjati, D.Phil.; Carolina Aponte Urdaneta, M.D.; and Katie Dore, P.A-C.; for project management, Julian Irvine, M.C.M.; for editorial assistance, Rebecca Gray, D.Phil.; and for research assistance, Alice Thacher and Vincent Miller.
Prepared for: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.1 Contract No. HHSA 290-2007-10066-I. Prepared by: Duke Evidence-based Practice Center, Durham, North Carolina.
Williams JW, Plassman BL, Burke J, Holsinger T, Benjamin S. Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease and Cognitive Decline. Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 193. (Prepared by the Duke Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. HHSA 290-2007-10066-I.) AHRQ Publication No. 10-E005. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. April 2010.
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