Expert Consensus on the Care and Management of Patients with Cognitive Impairment in China

  • Academy of Cognitive Disorders of China (ACDC)
  • Yuliang Han
  • Jianjun JiaEmail author
  • Xia Li
  • Yang Lv
  • Xuan Sun
  • Shanshan Wang
  • Yongjun Wang
  • Zhiwen Wang
  • Jintao Zhang
  • Jiong Zhou
  • Yuying Zhou


The cognitive disease consensus was prepared by panels of health and public representatives based on actual clinical practice in Geriatric Departments in Chinese hospitals and a systematic literature review. This consensus reflects the medical knowledge accumulated by those experts and provides information about professional medical care and advice. A multidisciplinary panel of specialists (neurologists, psychiatrists, and nursing specialists) reports an expert consensus on the medical knowledge accumulated from those experts and provides information about professional medical care and advice. The recommendations focus on the care and management of older adults with mild cognitive impairment, the objectives and methods of maintaining cognition and training, the assessments and measures of daily care for patients at different stages of dementia, the assessments and coping strategies for the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, principles and suggestions for an appropriate living environment, arrangements for recreational activities, the care and management of patients with end-stage dementia, and suggestions for addressing stress in caregivers.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Academy of Cognitive Disorders of China (ACDC)
  • Yuliang Han
    • 1
  • Jianjun Jia
    • 2
    Email author
  • Xia Li
    • 3
  • Yang Lv
    • 4
  • Xuan Sun
    • 5
  • Shanshan Wang
    • 5
  • Yongjun Wang
    • 6
  • Zhiwen Wang
    • 7
  • Jintao Zhang
    • 8
  • Jiong Zhou
    • 9
  • Yuying Zhou
    • 10
  1. 1.The 305 Hospital of People’s Liberation ArmyBeijingChina
  2. 2.The Second Medical CenterPeople’s Liberation Army (PLA) General HospitalBeijingChina
  3. 3.Shanghai Mental Health CenterShanghai JiaoTong University School of MedicineShanghaiChina
  4. 4.The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical UniversityChongqingChina
  5. 5.The Second Medical CenterPLA General HospitalBeijingChina
  6. 6.Shenzhen Institute of Mental HealthShenzhen Kangning HospitalShenzhenChina
  7. 7.Peking University School of NursingBeijingChina
  8. 8.The 960th Hospital of People’s Liberation ArmyTaianChina
  9. 9.The Second Affiliated HospitalZhejiang University School of MedicineHangzhouChina
  10. 10.HuanHu Hospital of Nankai UniversityTianjinChina

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