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Journal of Geriatrics
Volume 2014, Article ID 493793, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/493793
Research Article

Institutionalization-Free Survival and Health Care Costs among Quebec Community-Dwelling Elderly Patients with Dementia

1Faculty of Pharmacy, Université de Montréal, CP 6128, succursale Centre-Ville, Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3J7
2Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1A1
3Department of Pharmacology, University of Bordeaux, 146 rue Léo Saignat, 33076 Bordeaux, France
4Research Center, University of Montreal Hospital Center (CRCHUM), Montreal, QC, Canada H2W 1T8

Received 12 July 2013; Revised 29 October 2013; Accepted 1 November 2013; Published 29 January 2014

Academic Editor: Shunichiro Shinagawa

Copyright © 2014 Sarah-Gabrielle Beland et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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