This tool may be used to document the progression of the symptoms, and it can also be helpful to evaluate the usefulness of any medications or behavioral interventions. It is not intended to make the medical diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. May use bathroom in familiar and unfamiliar environments Would go to the toilet independently or requests assistance independently; might need reminders to use toilet wash and paper hands Has occasional toileting accidents; needs verbal reminders Needs assistance going to the toilet on a schedule ; remains continent 90 percent of that time period Needs assistance likely to the toilet on a schedule ; remains continent 50 percent of that time period or less No bowel or bladder control; may require frequent changing or special clothing Can prepare simple food , can arranged table and tidy up after meal, uses fork and knife to trim food, may or might not use adaptive tools to consume independently May use fork and spoon to eat independently but needs food to be lower Eats independently by using adaptive equipment May use fork and spoon to consume independently but might need occasional prompts to start out or continue eating, may finger feed, needs food to be lower Needs physical assist with complete the food Develops swallowing problems, needs change in consistency of meals or thick beverages Completely dependent on assistance, might need specialized feeding program Independent walking , able to walk steadily, in a position to start – stop – and change direction without falling, in a position to walk fast or operate, able to ascend and descend stairs, capable of leaving premises without assistance Independent ambulation for brief distances, walks along the stairs one stage at a right period by holding rails, able to leave premises without assistance Independent but cannot go up or down stairs, unable to keep premises without assistance Can walk without support but requires supervision, could be unsteady, requires supportive measures at times Needs assistance to walk, cruises around using structures such as furniture and walls as support, struggling to leave premises independently Needs wheelchair but can move independently Needs an adapted wheelchair and cannot move independently, must be pushed..Narain, N.R., et. Al., et. Al. Jing, E., et. Al. Time/Time: Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013, 8:00 AM -12:00 PM Area: Hall A-C, Poster Section 38, Abstract # 5542, Poster Board #22.
Amgen’s First Quarter 2008 Adjusted Earnings Per Talk about Increased 4 % to $1.12 Amgen reported adjusted earnings per share , excluding stock choice expense and certain various other expenditures, of $1.12 for the first quarter of 2008, an increase of 4 % compared to $1.08 for the first quarter of 2007.