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BACKGROUND Primary care should be the place for the early detection of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia; however, a considerable proportion of these processes remain undetected at this setting. Family doctors may not have enough time or expertise for cognitive testing. The utility of clinical variables, other than cognitive tests, has hardly(More)
OBJECTIVES To study the yield of three instruments for detection of patients with cognitive impairment in primary care. To investigate whether combining tests is better for detecting impairment than applying them separately. METHODS Seven primary care physicians (PCP) systematically recruited individuals aged over 49 years with a complaint or suspicion of(More)
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