Access Economics (2009). Keeping Dementia Front of Mind: Incidence and Prevalence 2009–2050. Canberra: Alzheimer's Australia.
Atchison, T. B., Bradshaw, M. and Massman, P. J. (2007). Investigation of profile difference between Alzheimer's disease patients declining at different rates: examination of baseline neuropsychological data. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 19, 1007–1015.
Birks, J. (2006). Cholinesterase inhibitors for Alzheimer's disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1, CD005593.
Bhargava, D., Weiner, M. F., Hynan, L. S., Diaz-Arrastia, R. and Lipton, A. M. (2006). Vascular disease and risk factors, rate of progression, and survival in Alzheimer's disease. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 19, 78–82.
Brodaty, H., Woodward, M., Boundy, K., Ames, D. and Balshaw, R. (2011). Patients in Australian memory clinics: baseline characteristics and predictors of decline at 6 months. International Psychogeriatrics. Epublished ahead of print, doi:10.107/S1041610211000688.
Burns, A., Jacoby, R. and Levy, R. (1991). Progression of cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 39, 39–45.
Capitani, E., Cazzaniga, R., Francescani, A. and Spinnler, H. (2004). Cognitive deterioration in Alzheimer's disease: is the early course predictive of the later stages? Neurological Sciences, 25, 198–204.
Carcallion, L., Peres, K, Pere, J. J., Helmer, C., Orgogozo, J. M., Dartigues, J. F. (2007). Fast cognitive decline at the time of dementia diagnosis: a major prognostic factor for survival in the community. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 24, 138–145.
Clark, C. M. et al. (1999). Variability in annual Mini-Mental State Examination score in patients with probable Alzheimer disease. Archives of Neurology, 56, 857–862.
Doody, R. S., Massman, P. and Dunn, K. (2001). A method for estimating progression rates in Alzheimer's disease. Archives of Neurology, 58, 449–454.
Doody, R. S., Pavlik, V., Massman, P., Rountree, S., Darby, E. and Chan, W. (2010). Predicting progression of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's Research and Therapy, 2, 2–9.
Ellis, K. A., et al. (2009). The Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) study of aging: methodology and baseline characteristics of 1112 individuals recruited for a longitudinal study of Alzheimer's disease. International Psychogeriatrics, 21, 672–687.
Flicker, L. (2010). Screening and assessment instruments for the detection and measurement of cognitive impairment. In Ames, D., Burns, A., , A. and O'Brien, J. (eds.), Dementia 4th edn. (p. 57). London: Hodder Arnold.
Folstein, M. F., Folstein, S. E. and McHugh, P. R. (1975). “Mini-mental state”: a practical method for grading the cognitive state of patients for the clinician. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 12, 189–198.
Gillette-Guyonnette, S., et al. (2006). Outcome of Alzheimer's disease: potential impact of cholinesterase inhibitors. Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 61, 516–520.
Holtzer, R. et al. (2003). The rate of cognitive decline and risk of reaching clinical milestones in Alzheimer's disease. Archives of Neurology, 60, 1137–1142.
McKhann, G., Drachman, D., Folstein, M., Katzman, R., Price, D. and Stadlan, E. M. (1984). Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease: report of the NINCDS-ADRDA Work Group under the auspices of the Department of Health and Human Services Task Force on Alzheimer's disease. Neurology, 34, 939–944.
Mendiondo, M. S., Ashford, J. W., Kryscio, R. J. and Schmitt, F. A. (2000) Modeling Mini Mental State Examination changes in Alzheimer's disease. Statistical Medicine, 19, 1607–1616.
Morris, J. C. (1993). The Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR): current version and scoring rules. Neurology, 43, 2412–2414.
Morris, J. C., et al. (1993). The consortium to establish a registry for Alzheimer's disease (CERAD). Part IV. Rates of cognitive change in the longitudinal assessment of probable Alzheimer's disease. Neurology, 43, 2457–2465.
Musicco, M. et al. (2010). Neuropsychological predictors of rapidly progressing patients with Alzheimer's disease. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 30, 219–228
O'Hara, R. et al. (2002). Which Alzheimer patients are at risk for rapid cognitive decline? Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 15, 233–238.
Ousset, P. J., Nourhashemi, F., Reynish, E. and Vellas, B. (2008). Nutritional status is associated with disease progression in very mild Alzheimer disease. Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 22, 66–71.
Petersen, R. C. et al. (2009). Mild cognitive impairment: ten years later. Archives of Neurology, 66, 1447–1455.
R Development Core Team (2010). R: a Language and Environment for Statistical Computing. Vienna: R Foundation for Statistical Computing. See http://www.R-project.org.
Rowe, C. et al. (2010). Amyloid imaging results from the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) study of aging. Neurobiology of Aging, 31, 1275–1283.
Schneider, L. S., Insel, P. S. and Weiner, M. W.for the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. (2011). Treatment with cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine of patients in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Archives of Neurology, 68, 58–66.
Sona, A., Ellis, K. and Ames, D. (submitted). Rapid cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease: a selective review of the literature. Submitted to International Psychogeriatrics.
Soto, M. E., Gillette-Guyonnet, S., Vellas, B.and the REAL.FR group. (2005). Rapid cognitive decline: searching for a definition and predictive factor among elderly with Alzheimer's disease. Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, 9, 158–161.
Soto, M. E. et al. (2008a). Rapid cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease. Consensus paper Journal of Nutrition Health and Aging, 12, 703–713.
Soto, M. E. et al. (2008b). Predictive value of rapid decline in Mini Mental State Examination in clinical practice for prognosis in Alzheimer's disease. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 26, 109–116.
Winblad, B. et al. (2004). Mild cognitive impairment – beyond controversies, towards a consensus: report of the International Working Group on Mild Cognitive Impairment. Journal of Internal Medicine, 256, 240–246.