How Doctors Feel About the Affordable Care Act in 2015
Nearly 400 healthcare providers responded to the Affordable Care Act Survey between December 2014 and February 2015, answering questions about how their opinion on health reform has changed since it was signed into law in March 2010. View the slideshow…
Findings from the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS), a nationally representative sample of older adults, show that 13.9% of people age 71 and older in the United States have dementia (Neuroepidemiology 2007;29:125-132). An estimated 5.2 million people of all ages had Alzheimer’s disease in 2014, and 1 in 9 individuals aged 65 and older (11%) suffers from it (Neurology 2013;80:1778-1783).
These prevalence figures suggest that physicians in most specialties can expect to be treating patients with dementia, which in severe cases can present a clinical challenge.
Renal & Urology News invites its nephrologist and urologist readers to answer the following poll question: