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PREVALENCE AND INCIDENCE OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE- medical surgical nursing ppt

September 23, 2011 - Medical Surgical Nursing
PREVALENCE AND INCIDENCE OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE- medical surgical nursing ppt

PREVALENCE-AND-INCIDENCE-OF-ALZHEIMERS-DISEASEAlzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually even the ability to carry out the simplest tasks.

In 2006, there were 26.6 million sufferers worldwide. Alzheimer’s is predicted to affect 1 in 85 people globally by 2050

Prevalence : Total number of cases of the disease in the population at any given time.

Incidence : Number of new cases per unit of person–time at risk (usually number of new cases per thousand person–years)

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PREVALENCE AND INCIDENCE OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE- medical surgical nursing ppt

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