Older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) receive fewer guideline-concordant treatments for multiple health conditions than those with normal cognition. Reasons for this disparity are unclear.
These findings suggest that physicians have a poor understanding of MCI. Our results suggest that interventions that improve physician knowledge of MCI are needed.
Blair EM, Zahuranec DB, Forman J, Reale BK, Langa KM, Giordani B, Fagerlin A, Kollman C, Whitney RT, Levine DA. Physician Diagnosis and Knowledge of Mild Cognitive Impairment. J Alzheimers Dis. 2022;85(1):273-282. doi: 10.3233/JAD-210565. PMID: 34806602.