A quick dementia screening tool for primary care physicians.

@article{Chen2011AQD,
  title={A quick dementia screening tool for primary care physicians.},
  author={Cliff Yung-Chi Chen and Karman Kaying Leung and Ching-Yu Chen},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={
          100-3
        }
}
The accuracy and consuming-time of screening methods are important factors in the early diagnosis of dementia. In this study, we aimed to know whether the eight-item test (including three-item recall, attention and calculation, subtracted from the mini-mental state examination (MMSE), clock drawing test (CDT), and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) impairment or any combination of the above tests can be used as a quick and effective dementia screening tool. A total of 188 seniors… CONTINUE READING
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