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Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
Clinical criteria for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease include insidious onset and progressive impairment of memory and other cognitive functions. There are no motor, sensory, or coordinationExpand
Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease: Report of the NINCDS—ADRDA Work Group under the auspices of Department of Health and Human Services Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
Article abstract-Clinical criteria for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease include insidious onset and progressive impairment of memory and other cognitive functions. There are no motor, sensory, orExpand
Validation of a short Orientation-Memory-Concentration Test of cognitive impairment.
A 6-item Orientation-Memory-Concentration Test has been validated as a measure of cognitive impairment. This test predicted the scores on a validated 26-item mental status questionnaire of twoExpand
Physical basis of cognitive alterations in alzheimer's disease: Synapse loss is the major correlate of cognitive impairment
We present here both linear regressions and multivariate analyses correlating three global neuropsychological tests with a number of structural and neurochemical measurements performed on aExpand
Criteria for the diagnosis of ischemic vascular dementia proposed by the State of California Alzheimer's Disease Diagnostic and Treatment Centers
Accurate diagnosis of vascular dementia is important for the recognition of underlying pathophysiology and the institution of appropriate therapy. It is also important for the determination of theExpand
The prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in Shanghai, China: Impact of age, gender, and education
We report the prevalence rates for dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD) obtained from a probability sample survey of 5,055 noninstitutionalized older persons in Shanghai, China. A two‐stageExpand
Education and the prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a democratic process. Physicians and psychologists, chess masters and physicists, mathematicians and musicians may become victims of this disorder. A poignant example thatExpand
Comparisons of verbal fluency tasks in the detection of dementia of the Alzheimer type.
The performances of 89 patients with dementia of the Alzheimer type (DAT) and 53 demographically matched elderly normal control subjects were compared on four verbal fluency measures (category,Expand
Pathological verification of ischemic score in differentiation of dementias
Fourteen case histories of persons who had a histological diagnosis of either senile dementia of the Alzheimer type, multiinfarct dementia, or a mixed dementia composed of these two types and whoExpand
The Lewy body variant of Alzheimer's disease
Thirty-six clinically diagnosed and pathologically confirmed Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients included 13 with cortical and subcortical Lewy bodies (LBs). The patients with LBs appeared toExpand